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Between Heaven and Earth, from aspiration to application…

Is this not what we do each time we get on the mat, each time we enter the yoga space, each time we sit for meditation? We Center, we remember to remember that we are connected, we are, as Piere … Continue reading

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Yoga for Post Pandemic Recovery

Yoga for Post Pandemic Recovery is a four day immersion with four colleagues, Joan Hyman, Annie Carpinter and Marla Apt and Cristina Holopainen, MARCH 16 – 19.   I teach on Sunday, March 18 at 1:00 – 4:00 PDT.  This entire … Continue reading

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Navayogimarga – January yoga Festival

Navayogimarga: “The modern yogi’s path” An Online Yoga Festival Monday January 16 –Friday Jan 20 and Open weekend Friday Jan 20 –Sunday Jan 22 https://www.navayogimarga.com/index.php Begin your year with an inspiring festival of internationally renowned teachers representing different aspects of … Continue reading

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Stress and Immunity: Building resilience with Iyengar Yoga

Stress and Immunity: Building resilience with Iyengar Yoga, a virtual workshop for our times. Saturday and Sunday December 10th & 11th, 10am to 1pm PST. All levels welcome. Presented by Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics with senior certified Iyengar teacher Lisa Walford and … Continue reading

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For Peace

Dear friends.. Yesterday I had an interesting discussion with a few friends. I found myself mentioning the “culture of nature”, referring to being deeply engaged and fully present with nature. My phrase “culture of nature” seemed odd to some, and we … Continue reading

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Grief: how it deepens our common humanity. Yoga: how we evolve through grief

Please join me on Saturday April 2nd, 2:00p – 6:15p PDT for a workshop I am teaching titled Yoga for Grief, via Zoom. Signup details are below. What do we do when confronted with suffering, when we are disillusioned with life, … Continue reading

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In-studio workshop @ CFY! Jan 8-9 – 1:30p – Join Us!

The Rhythm of the Universe, HaTha Yoga The breathing universe: Inherent in Surya Namaskar, entering and exiting a pose, from the opening Tadasana to the closing Savasana, the rhythm of life beats through every move we make and every breath … Continue reading

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Center for Yoga, Reborn

Opening day, the inaugural class at our rechristened Center for Yoga. As I sat before forty students, all masked, all vaccinated, all eager to be together, eager to begin again; I realized that this was not so much about “my” … Continue reading

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2020 into 2021

2020 – the year that upended our lives. It turned me topsy turvy, and landed me in a new state, both figuratively and literally. 2020 hit us as we were off doing other things, unsuspecting, adrift in our small stories. … Continue reading

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Yoga Gives Back, join me Nov 21

Yoga Gives Back.. It is the time of year when my mailbox is filled with organizations asked for donations. I have a few causes, across a very diverse spectrum, that I donate to regularly. And this year I am supporting … Continue reading

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