YOGA: The sweet spot

YOGA: The sweet spot

You know that feeling you get when everything just jives? It's as if all the planets have aligned and you're grooving with the universe so perfectly ... it's really indescribable. The first time I acknowledged this connection was during a stint on my university's crew team. The sensation of all of us rowers pulling in unison, the silent momentary hang of the oars above the river, the water rippling out underneath the shell ... when all of these came together even just for a few strokes, my teammates and I would share a knowing nod: "Yup~~THAT." These moments of serendipity can be found on the mat as well ...

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FEEL: Self care doesn't need to be so radical this holiday

FEEL: Self care doesn't need to be so radical this holiday

I see you this week. You're running yourself ragged: rushing all over town to buy the perfect gifts, planning dozen-course meals, racing to parties, scrambling to mail packages and those never-ending cards, ... doing All The (Holiday) Things. It's been a mad dash since Thanksgiving to get to this point, and you know the shiny New Year~~with all its promises of fresh starts and healthy habits~~is just beyond your grasp. So you put it all out there for these last two weeks. But what's left for you? Plenty ... 

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