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New year, New Watchword

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

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Shameful Self-promotion

So, we wrote a book. I find it super awkward to mention this, even though I am really proud of being part of it, and I really want you to buy a copy. I mean, if you want to. See, it’s awkward. Talking about it feels like bragging, and bragging feels wrong, even though I… Continue reading Shameful Self-promotion

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If you love that book so much, why don’t you marry it?

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?

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Silly Rabbit, Tricks are for Everyone

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

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Birthday Spoilers

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