Monthly Archives: May 2012

Genre Bending

I love vinyasa yoga. It’s a fast-paced, heat-building practice that tests your strength, flexibility and balance at breakneck speed. It’s not for everyone, but that’s okay. I truly believe there is a yoga for every body. And even though vinyasa … Continue reading

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Foundations First

When I began my yoga practice in 1998, Vinyasa yoga didn’t exist – or at least it wasn’t as ubiquitous as it is now. That meant that instead of whizzing through multiple poses at the speed of my own breath, … Continue reading

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Find Your Joy

I really had to laugh at last night’s episode of Mad Men when Harry Crane was suckered into a Hare Krishna chant. Because after being on my yoga journey for fourteen years, I’ve been there, too! The difference is, I … Continue reading

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When to Retreat

I recently spent a weekend at a yoga retreat in Ojai, California. It had been nearly 4 long years since my last retreat—a blissful week spent practicing yoga twice a day at a vineyard in Tuscany—and I was definitely due … Continue reading

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Dream On

I once lost three whole chapters of a novel I was writing when my laptop died suddenly on an airplane. I didn’t have internet back up, I didn’t have my chapters saved on a memory stick, I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Finding Yoga

When I was a kid, my mom used to practice yoga in our living room with Lilias, Yoga, and You on PBS. It was an enchanting show featuring a soft-spoken woman in a blue leotard that could bend and twist … Continue reading

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Lilias, Yoga, and You

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In memory of my mom, who practiced yoga in our living room when I was just a wee babe. Happy Mother’s Day, all!

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