A fluffy how-to home decorating post, with a bit of a British literature lesson and some pedantic exploration of the Aitareya Brahmana thrown in just for fun. I first read Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own during my undergraduate English degree years. It struck me as smart and powerful then, and continues to do so… Continue reading A Room of One’s Aum.
So, like most enthusiastic new yogis, I’m taking stock of my gear and buying some new stuff. First up? A bag that can accommodate my yoga mat & a few essentials for classes (towel, dry shirt, water, etc.). I thought about just getting a strap to carry my mat because I do have a nice… Continue reading Cool Gear, Bruh.
A few years ago, when the kids were still living at home, we had a big house. It had one extra room that housed Fergus’ photo studio for a while and then later, when he was doing fewer in-home studio shoots and more on-the-road work, I turned the space into my walk-in closet/yoga retreat (do… Continue reading My Home Yoga Space
…and I care what you think. Does anyone else have this problem? It’s the start of class and the instructor is doing her darndest to bring us all into a yoga state of mind. She’s telling us to be mindful of our breathing. She’s talking us into letting go of thoughts. “Acknowledge them, then let… Continue reading My name’s Twitchyface…
I yoga in Fredericksburg, Virginia. These are the places near me I have discovered that offer yoga instruction. Here’s my take on them (so far) as a newbie. I will update as my journey continues. Art of Balance Yoga Located on busy Route 3 (Plank Road) just past Salem Church Road as you come from… Continue reading Where Do You Yoga?
I’ve lost count of the times I have looked back after completing a journey or reaching a goal and thought, “Man! I wish I would have kept a journal. I totally should have blogged about this throughout the process.” This is probably because I really enjoy reading other people’s blog posts along a journey to doing… Continue reading And so it begins.