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December 2014

Make Space for the New

Have you ever spent several hours over two days to find the right shower curtain? I just did. Lately, I’ve been feeling weighted down by certain objects in my home, whose stories pertain to aspects of my past that I no longer wish to revisit. As I sold each of …

The 10 Commandments, if you will, of Yoga (or, How to Commit Yourself to a New Year’s Resolution)

In my classes, you’ll occasionally hear me mention one or two of yoga’s ten principles as they apply to practicing an asana (yoga posture). They comprise an ethical guide to life. There are five yamas and five niyamas. They are listed in the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, verses 2.30-2.34. The …