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
There was that time I pretended to be a frog the entire double session practice of my Dad’s football team. I was 6 or 7, and the entire day I leapfrogged around the football field, no other mode of transit was allowed. There was hopscotch and jump rope during every recess. There were stretching festivals […]Read More My Kingdom For a Hip Cup of Cartilage
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, […]Read More Prana is Direction Elephant is Cheetah
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 […]Read More Title Nine Minus 2018