This week I met an older gentleman at an event. During a brief book discussion, I mentioned I was training to be a yoga teacher. He excitedly explained he had been one for 25 years.
After the event he spoke to me about teaching yoga. Deep down I knew what he said to me was true but I had never verbalized the thoughts. I stood in awe as he summed up exactly what you need to [...]
Last weekend during a restorative yoga class (my first one), I had an amazing experience involving the “subtle body”. In these classes you comfortably hold poses with props for long periods of time. As I settled into a position on my back with my chest expanded, a picture of my husband popped into my head accompanied by a strong wave of the love I always feel with him. As this experience was developing, I didn’t [...]
During our primary election, the polls were very empty. My oldest son didn’t understand the lack of participation. He recently studied the struggles for voting rights in this country and he told me throughout the day that he’ll never miss a chance to vote.
When I commented about my son’s reaction on Facebook, two of my friends responded with family stories. One wrote,
“After marching with her mother for woman’s suffrage, my mother voted in every election [...]