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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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Chakra Meditation: Manipura, The Navel

by Monique Minahan I invite my body into some gentle asana next to a dwindling fire. Only after movement do I find the stillness necessary to enter the city of jewels, manipura chakra; mani meaning jewel and pura meaning city. Now focused, I contemplate … 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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Yes to You: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Monique Minahan I don’t teach you yoga. You are yoga. You are that sweet exhale, that expansive inhale that pause in between. You are that unified breath, that connected mind and body, the observer and the observed. What I … Continue reading

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