AYCD in 2020

Schedule Shifts & Prioritizing Practice As many of you may know, I have been diagnosed with esophagus cancer and am undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Duke Cancer Center. Every other week I get dosed with two different kinds of chemo (Oxaliplatin and 5FU). This leaves me feeling actually sick and truly tired for at least five […]

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Prana is Direction Elephant is Cheetah

Inside the asana when yoga. Inside the activity when Alexander Technique. Both ways of studying self have their own language, their own strengths, gaps, prejudices, over sights, genius, beauty and wisdom (not an exhaustive list). Both are aiming to effect the flow of energy. Prana when yogaing.  Directions when Alexandering. I have been studying Alexander since I was 24, […]

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Title Nine Minus 2018

or What Does Inappropriate Mean in Today’s World? WARNING: This blog is not about yoga. This blog is about ME My living in an athletic female body that was molested by her gymnastics coach at 13. I did not tell anyone but my little sister. I knew no one wanted to hear what I had to […]

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Perfunctory Practice

These past few weeks my practice has  been less than amazing in terms of duration, or rigor. The best thing about my practice is it truly is a practice. It is something that I have built my life around,  we have a deep, long, loving relationship. Even though this practice is mine, I share it […]

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