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Misperception, the “Innocent Mistake”, and Cupcakes

Week before last, I attended my teacher Sage Rountree's fantastic Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste five-day teachers' intensive at Carrboro Yoga Company, as part of one of my two 500-hour advanced yoga studies programs. (Yes, I am now enrolled in TWO 500-hour trainings.  The other one is at Asheville Yoga Center.  Yoga geek, much?)… Continue reading Misperception, the “Innocent Mistake”, and Cupcakes

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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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mastering asana: ego inflation or healthy achievement?

In class recently with Ti Harmony, my main yoga teacher, a student joked about never being able to enter his expression of hanumanasana in the USA Yoga National Yoga Asana Championship.  I giggled along with several of my classmates.  It was funny to those of us who practice yoga primarily as a spiritual path rather… Continue reading mastering asana: ego inflation or healthy achievement?