Yoga

Notes on doing the thing that scares you

Fear is a tricky thing. In many ways, it’s meant to protect us: it’s a mental shield to keep us from doing things that are physically dangerous or emotionally risky. Fear keeps our feet firmly on the ground, our words safely in our minds, our selves squarely where we should be (instead of where we […]

April 15, 2014 Continue reading…

When practice, not perfection, is the goal

Yoga is one of those things that, intrinsically, should make you a better person. Steadier in breath and thought, more open in body and mind; adaptable, flexible, considerate. The past month, I’ve been doing a lot of yoga. The first thing I do when I wake up now is a series of sun salutations and a […]

April 8, 2014 Continue reading…