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Beyond the Pairs of Opposites

In the Yoga Sutra II:47, Patanjali writes that when the effort to perform a posture becomes effortless, then the infinite being within can be reached. The next sutra says that the practitioner will then be beyond dualities, and no longer … Continue reading

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Folding the Palms

At both the beginning and the end of a yoga class, we sit upright and fold the palms. Bringing the hands to touch each other in this way is a gesture of reverence, often simply called “prayer position.” Placing the … Continue reading

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In Balance with Nature

While moving through the ups and downs of life at this challenging time, I find that spending time outdoors every day helps me immensely. Whether swimming in Lake Erie, riding my bike, gardening or walking in my neighborhood, being surrounded … Continue reading

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Trying A New Way

In the midst of constant change, we crave stability. When things are too static, we want variety. Life is always a balance between maintaining what is good about the present, and being courageous enough to make changes when they are … Continue reading

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