yoga

It’s Okay If You Don’t Understand: Yoga 101

Yesterday I started teaching yoga to students at Temple University, and it was like I had never taught yoga before. Seriously. I have been teaching yoga for nearly 7 years, and only yesterday did I feel like I actually started teaching yoga. That is how amazing yoga is. There is nothing like this business in the world. The reason I am now more of a yoga teacher, is that I’ve […]

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So Strange It Must Be True

This post is alternately titled, “Katy Perry Never Gives Up.” Bless you for reading. You are a brave soul. ** I had an out-of-body meditation experience once that showed me how weird it is to be human. (The out of body thing happened more than once, but let’s just start with this one time.) It was like I died and was suspended for a while, and then dropped back into […]

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FirstDay Sermon: Men Are to Be Trusted

One of the problems that comes up when talking about women growing in empowerment, or, as I prefer to call it, embodiment, is there is an assumption that men won’t get on board, or don’t want to. Within the female psyche is an automatic reaction that says we can’t trust men. And that is not just from single women. That is from women who are married, women who have brothers, […]

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Your Mistakes Unlock Your Truths

Sometimes what we think of as mistakes are really the most foundational and transformative events of our lives. The problem is that we have an expectation of how something will go, and when the actual events don’t subscribe to that expectation, we call it out of line. We think we fucked up, we did wrong. The problem is not in the event but in the expectation. And so much of […]

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