The fact that I do not want to teach yoga is a personal milestone, believe it or not. For me, it’s an indicator that I may be capable of moderation and gradual progression, after all. Let me explain. First, I am a teacher by nature. Every time I have ever taken the Myers Briggs personality… Continue reading I do not want to teach yoga.
I was at hot yoga on Tuesday, felt completely fine on Wednesday (if a little sneezy), had plans to return to hot yoga Thursday night…but then I woke up Thursday morning with a head so full of snot I could barely move it without pain. Rats. The cold/flu bug ravaging the high school where I… Continue reading Yoga When Sick?
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.
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?