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Yogi Reads: Decoded

by Olivia Cecchettini Decoded by Shawn Carter (Jay Z) Summary: Decoded is an unconventional memoir. It’s part autobiography part interpretation of Jay Z’s most famous songs and lyrics broken down by the rapper himself. I couldn’t put this book down. His inspiring journey includes growing up in … Continue reading

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Life is Fragile: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Amy Caldwell Life is fragile enjoy each day make time to be grateful joyful playful We know this life is temporary why not live like it’s our last day Be kind love see the good don’t sweat the small … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Parenthood

by Laura McCorry The Yoga of Parenthood I’m a yoga teacher who doesn’t do yoga at home. At least, not in the way many people understand yoga – I don’t unroll my mat in the living room while the toddler … Continue reading

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The Art of Standing Still

guest poem by Tiffany Brown I realized sometime recently that I had lost this. This ability to sit. Stand. Be. Still. I am moving, texting, calling, playing. Always. I often put down the tech for the joy of real life … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Spiritual Survival

by Olivia Cecchettini I turn on the news and all I hear is violence and it stuns my heart because I have cultivated a life of peace. It’s astounding to me that we are still killing each other over race, … Continue reading

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Meditation: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Amy Caldwell Meditation What is the point of all this if not to be here now? How can I remember sooner when lost? Remember more often? Portals into knowing slip away separation, loneliness, depression, anxiety sometimes accompany the loss … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Don’t Do Yoga

by Laura McCorry Don’t do yoga. Step onto your mat with your bare feet. Breathe. Pick a yoga pose, any pose. But don’t do it; at least not the way in which you’re accustomed. Arrange your arms and legs and … Continue reading

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Om, A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

guest post by Arati Lane Om Yoga was back then, in my youth, the stuff you did with the body Bending, stretching and breathing And I knew how to do that and shine and be happy So easy, like playing … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Book of Awakening

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Book of Awakening:  Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have” by Mark Nepo Summary: Mark Nepo is a writer, poet, and spiritual pioneer of our time. In The Book of Awakening, he … Continue reading

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