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An ending…and a beginning.

After nearly a year of studying, last week was finals week, including a written exam and a practical teaching evaluation. I finally completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training course. Since I decided to sign up for the course last December, I poured myself into studying anatomy, Indian philosophy and religion, sanskrit, developing my own physical […]

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Begin Again

I’m back in my home away from home – this time for more than just yoga training! Yes, yoga will be a big part of my visit, but I extended my time here because…why not? Normally, when I come to London, it doesn’t feel like a vacation: I’m either in class all day, or meeting […]

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Being a student again

The roots of yoga can be traced back to the Vedic civilization, around 4000 B.C. The Vedics celebrated fire and the sun, and most Vedic hymns were dedicated to Agni, god of fire (above). Agni stambasana, or fire log pose, is a hip opening pose I’ve been doing daily. Artist unknown, 1830. On display in […]

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