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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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The Home Stretch

This is the home stretch. Books and notes are strewn across my apartment. I’m studying in every spare second I have – study which includes application in life, on and off the mat. As I come upon the last two modules of my teacher training in October, I’m starting to get sad. Which of course […]

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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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