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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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Finding Joy in the Ordinary

Our current times are anything but “ordinary.”  We face upheaval on so many fronts simultaneously. I recently heard an author on the radio refer to this type of drastic and disorienting change as a “life quake.” There is a longing … 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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Happy Interdependence Day

On the Fourth of July in the United States, we celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Perhaps after over 200 years of existence, our country can start living up to the ideals expressed in that … Continue reading

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