When Did Somatic Teaching Become a Desk Job? That is easy! mid-March 2020. How do I feel about this? That is a bit complicated. Full discloser, I felt a few ways about teaching yoga, and Alexander in person face to face pre mid-March 2020. For decades I have been honing my sense of proprioception to […]Read More Feeling All Kinds of Ways
What would Dr. Fauci do if he owned an adorable 700 square ft. yoga studio with little room for physical distance and not so great ventilation? That’s easy. He would shut it down. Nikos and I have followed the science and have done just that. AYCD as we have come to know it at 2218 […]Read More What Would Dr. Fauci Do?
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.