Category Archives: Yoga

Jesu Forfend – Quit! Quit!

I find it odd that in our culture if, for example, a football player breaks a body part during a game, and continues to play, we laud that as ‘admirable’. They pushed through the pain, and possible permanent bodily damage, … Continue reading

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I know we are connected

In the past I was chastised by a peer. It concerned giving my opinion about a matter amongst a group of people.  He took me to task because he felt that another person in the group might have been upset … Continue reading

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Finding Ease within the Bind

Warning: This is a rambling post ~ pretty much within my nature… This concept often comes up in my hot yoga class – finding ease within the bind. But what does it mean? In terms of postures, it simply means … Continue reading

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Somewhat Random – Habits, Yoga and Observation

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
It’s 7:30AM on a Saturday. I’ve just rounded  the corner of the building on my bike where my Bikram studio resides. I smell the incense, Nag Champa would be my guess, a little tremor…

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Ruminations on my Feet

My feet hate shoes. They can’t help it – from the day I was born until now, they have rebelled against wearing any form of footwear for a prolonged period of time. Plus I use my feet all the time … Continue reading

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Yes – I’m Venting

I’m taking advantage of having a blog to just VENT.  About my weight. I’m trying to rise above it – but I don’t get it. I’ve been told to exercise, don’t drink soda, don’t eat fast foods, I don’t eat … Continue reading

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The First Share

I brought my first victim, er friend to Bikram today. I have to admit I was a bit nervous; I tend to get rather intense about things I like (I also tend to be intensely enthused for something for about … Continue reading

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