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If I Were You: A Self-Love Exercise

Imagine you brought your friend’s body to yoga class instead of your own. How does that change how you treat yourself?

The Yoga of Taking up Space

I have a unique magical gift: I can be invisible when I want to be. I learned this in childhood, how to shrink and shrink so as not to be a bother, not to offend. Smaller and smaller until no one …

No Longer Practicing

My first “real” yoga teacher (by “real,” I mean the woman from whom I learned the philosophical support structure of yoga, not just the postures) taught me that the truest purpose of the yoga postures is to practice, in safety and comfort, how …

My Two Greatest Teachers – Yoga and Parenting

This is a post that was published on Elephant Journal. It discusses my journey as both a yogi and a parent. As I reflect back on my time “studying under” these teachers, I notice the lessons and gifts received from …

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