(reposted from 2011) When I was a ten year old girl, I auditioned for he talent show at Jefferson Elementary. Back in those days, there wasn’t the ‘every kid is a winner’, ‘everyone gets a spot’ mentality. As I … Continue reading Failed Tap Dancer Now Teaches Yoga: the danger of delusion and value of experience.
(re-posted from November 2011) At this Thanksgiving time of year, I often think of BKS Iyengar. Mr. Iyengar, now a world-renowned teacher, was born into the influenza pandemic of 1918, and was a weak and sickly child. He began to … Continue reading Gratitude and Perseverance
(repost from 2010, but this is a good one!) It’s April, the trees are blossoming, and this can lead to love and all sorts of complications. I think it’s time to revisit Sutra 1.33: the four brahmaviharas. Although one’s yoga … Continue reading There is nothing more exhausting than having an enemy.