• Pussy Hat Yoga - An Inauguration into our Heroine's Journey

    Dear friends, Yes, its a big day today. But can we talk yoga history for a minute? I know. I know. I say history and we think about male leaders and gurus and yogis. Read on or read online here.  But look. At this female yogini. One of many [...]

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    Dear friends, I am going to be daring. And I invite you to be also. Here goes. Most of us, we're so scared of failing we don't even let ourselves begin to dream let alone wish. We need to learn again toDare to Wish. It’s exactly when all we remember is how to survive that we must [...]

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    What most people want for those they love is to create conditions for their safety, stability, and happiness. But what happens when this just isn't possible? The last year of my life has been the hardest of my adult life so far. I’ve been living in it, and only began to register the [...]

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    In honor of mother’s day, in the spirit of truth, satya, I’ll tell you the story of how I almost died during the birth of my son; at the very same time, I was born to myself.  I realized I had no time to lose doing whatever I felt called here to do. The Yoga of Labor. Feel free to [...]

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    I got the chance to sit down with local donation-based yoga teacher Amanda Reh to talk about life before yoga, practice, vision and how her kind of equanimity comes with hard work. But is also really simple. I know Amanda the way many of us in Orlando know her- through her [...]

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    Our Voices. Our Words. Our Images. Our Stories. Our Yoga.  Where's your yoga from?  What's your yoga for? The New Faces in Yoga Leadership Project is all about lifting up our voices in the upcoming #MyYogaisFrom / #MyYogaisFor interview series. We are partnering with a number of online yoga[...]

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    Yoga is everything, sometimes. Success is failure and failure is success. Can we talk about this? My recent presentation at the Race and Yoga conference was both a great success and a huge failure. Why? I spoke in the listening. Got up there, invited dialogue. Guided self reflection.  Asked [...]

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    "I don't belong here." "My people don't do yoga." "I thought I was the only one." Ever heard or felt that in a yoga space? Diverse Yoga Leadership as a Site for Social Change is a movement and call to action for more coherent, visible, diverse community and leadership in yoga today. [...]

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    Let me tell you the story of my scars. You see, I've fallen a lot in life. Gathered some interesting scars along the way. You can see them, still, on my knees. There was that time I was in Auroville, India in a Truth and Reconciliation circle with black and white South Africans a strong wind blew, [...]

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    This week I want to share the other night's insight on letting go. It started out horrible and turned out amazing.  Admittedly, I was a little bit delirious with lack of sleep when these 3 teachings hit me. They are powerful nonetheless. They came in the form of a little evening [...]

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