Instead of resolutions or goals, I try to do “watchwords” for the new year. I wrote about my watchword for 2019 in our book, Musings of a Yoga Community, available here (I’m pretty proud of it). Last year’s watchword was “order” and I used it to help organize my life. It kind of worked, although… Continue reading New year, New Watchword
During the month of October, in the spirit of Halloween (get it, spirit?) I am writing posts about things that scare me, or should scare me. Imagine this read aloud in a verry spoooooky voice. I’m reading the book Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson. He’s got a podcast, and I first heard about him on… Continue reading Spooky Halloween Stories- Sleep and Caffeine
I’ve used anatomy illustrations which I have lovingly colored in, to show ideas here on this blog, and I want to share again how great the source of the material is. The book I have is Kapit and Elson’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and I learn something new every time I look at it. It was… Continue reading If you love that book so much, why don’t you marry it?
I’m pretty nerdy- just ask anyone. When I want to learn something new, which is all the time, my first move is not to try it, or take a class,or ask a friend. My first move is to read about it. When I first started getting into yoga seriously, about 7 years ago, I scouted… Continue reading Silly Rabbit, Tricks are for Everyone
I’ve found the present I’m going to give everyone I know when they turn 50- forget the black balloons, and over the hill cards, you are getting a copy of Dynamic Aging, by Katy Bowman. Bowman has several books on movement, and the difference between moving and exercise. She advocates moving more of our… Continue reading Birthday Spoilers