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Just Be Interested

Some of you have heard me speak about Mary Dunn, an amazing and beloved Iyengar Yoga teacher who trained and inspired a whole generation of teachers like me. Among many other memorable teachings, Mary used to say that the main … Continue reading

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Rolling to the Right Side

After a reclining yoga pose, students are generally instructed  to roll to the right side before coming up to a seated position. One of my students recently asked me to explain why we roll to the right. I know of … Continue reading

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The Path is the Goal

I am not sure when I first heard this phrase. It expresses the idea that spiritual practice – mindfulness of our thoughts, words and actions in the present – is not just a technique to create some future benefit, but … Continue reading

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The Flow of Life

In Light on Life B.K.S. Iyengar shared words of wisdom about how we feel when faced with change. “Humans innately resist change because we feel safe with what is familiar and fear the insecurity that comes with something new. But … Continue reading

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