I intended to practice. I intended to work on sequencing. I rolled out my mat. When I came to, I was looking out at a kettle pond. Lupe (my dog) was in tow, facing in the opposite direction, in a gesture of protection. I was looking, noticing, writing, reflecting, connecting. In that moment Downward Dog … Continue reading The icy reflection of a kettle pond in winter.
It’s been some time now…. You awaken to the sunlight. The journey has reconnected you with that natural rhythm of life. Sun up, sun down. Sun up, sun down. As though, aligned with a larger universal plan. As you awaken, you gaze to the side observing your surroundings. In front of you see the wooden … Continue reading URUGUAY
"It is in the space between inner and outer world, which is also the space between people--the transitional space--that intimate relationships and creativity occur." ― Donald Woods Winnicott KEY CONCEPTS/UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES of YESR These are some principles that I will consistently come back to, in the presentation of material. These concepts draw from my study … Continue reading 9 Key Concepts of YESR
The Back Body: Respect for the private self. I have been teaching my yoga classes over the past couple weeks, inspired by the ‘back body’, anatomically speaking, but of more interest to me is it’s relationship/connection to the emotional body and sense of Self. The back body is related to the private self. It is … Continue reading Respect for the private Self
Undercurrents As I stroll the beach, it is apparent - the startling clear delineation of dark sand and light sand. I walk the middle line, at the edge of where the two abut. The aftermath of a storm. The dark sand representing the ocean floor, the light sand demarking the fresh, dry, sunny beach – … Continue reading Undercurrents