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Yoga and Social Action: Moral Mondays in North Carolina

“If the word ‘yoga’ means many things, that is because Yoga is many things.” -- Mircea Eliade I moved to Orange County, NC, from Baltimore, my hometown, on April 20, 2008.  I chose this place as my new home for a variety of reasons including a great job opportunity at UNC Health Care, the spectacular… Continue reading Yoga and Social Action: Moral Mondays in North Carolina

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contentment and balance: teaching schedule and focus of the week of 11/4, plus lots of events!

Hi, y'all!  I hope you're enjoying this beautiful sunshiny autumn weekend.  After a challenging few weeks, I'm happy to report that I'm feeling more peaceful and content than I have in some time.  Speaking of contentment, santosha, one of the niyamas, is the philosophical focus of my classes this week.  We'll contemplate the difference between happiness… Continue reading contentment and balance: teaching schedule and focus of the week of 11/4, plus lots of events!

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The sad state of access to health care in America

Periodically, whether in a Facebook status update or a blog post or just a random conversation with whomever will listen to me, I feel the need to express my utter frustration with the difficulty folks face when trying to access the U.S. health care system.  Until I decided to pursue yoga teaching full-time, I spent… Continue reading The sad state of access to health care in America