Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Yoga and the City

The yoga is focused. The city is chaotic. The yoga is quiet. The city is loud. The yoga is nourishing. The city is depleting. The yoga makes it worthwhile to learn to negotiate the city. Our neighborhood is bustling with … Continue reading

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Weekend in India

After the intensity of the week of classes and practice, the weekend has been a wonderful break. I took it easy with my Saturday afternoon practice, doing reclining poses, hanging from the ropes, and lying over the setu bandha bench. … Continue reading

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One Week In

We have now completed a full week of classes. Week one is always the standing poses, and now we are on to the forward bends. Geeta’s teaching is just fantastic. She builds her classes so skillfully, repeating and clarifying her … Continue reading

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Daily Rhythm

I am a great lover of routine, so I am happy that a daily rhythm has already been established. I wake at about 6:30 and do pranayama (that’s breathing exercises, for those who don’t know the term) and some yoga … Continue reading

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