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Tranquila. Tequila?

I spent last week in Sayulita, Mexico. Most Seattleites know it-- it's a popular destination for us cloud-soaked Northwesterners. My partner Nancy, my daughter Lucia, and my mother (Karen) spent a week in a gorgeous house overlooking the beautiful Bay of Banderas. Most mornings, we'd set up for the day close to the fishing boats…
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Your body heals your body.

In addition to teaching yoga, I have a little side biz. I own a couple of properties that I rent out. Because I'm stubborn and cheap, I often do the cleaning and repainting myself. Last summer, two units came open at the same time and I spent a solid 5 days painting trim and shining…
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Carsick

Probably the most frequently uttered words from my mouth over the last 15 years have been, Inhale, let your belly rise. Exhale, let your belly fall.  I speak those words multiple times daily when I teach Yoga, and for the last ten years, I have used them in a bedtime ritual for my daughter Lucia. Last week…
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The Elephant in the Room

This afternoon I spoke to my mother in Arizona who asked, "Have you read the latest on Bikram?" And then I checked my email and there was a message from my partner titled, "You'll probably want to read this." Bikram is in the news. Again. Since I started practicing Bikram Yoga, it's been controversial. In…
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