With a global pandemic, being played out on a planet experiencing climate catastrophes in a country based on systemic racism & social injustice what is a person to do? There are so many options. One can choose any combination of fight, flight and freeze. Civil rights can be demanded for actual real-life real and true […]Read More YES, AND…
This past Sunday, May 17th I had invited the Ashtanga Yoga Club Durham community to a Virtual Sunday Practice. No teaching, no touching, just good new fashioned virtual practice support. We are still AYCD so feel free to shout out words of encouragement. Pets, babies, children, spouses etc. are encouraged to make cameos.PS Nikos or […]Read More Zoom Incident
I am over 21 years abstinent from drugs and alcohol. I went to a lot of AA meetings. Every once in a while there was something heard, understood or discovered that made a big difference. Something that sticks. One of the ideas that really stuck with me came from a woman going on a near […]Read More built in forgetter
We are living in crazy and interesting times right now. We have suspended our classes and basically closed our studio until the Corona virus is a thing of the past. Since none of us know when that time in the future will be, we are once again, as always right here in the present moment. […]Read More Today is a good day to do any amount of yoga.
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 […]Read More AYCD in 2020
She came at just the right time. It had been 7 months since I realized I had no cartilage in my right hip socket… No wonder lotus, and leg behind the head had been hurting….. With that one x-ray I had entered into what I could only then see as an era that was furnished […]Read More Never Stop Practicing