Month: February 2015

Meditation

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For years I had dabbled in meditation, experiencing only brief glimpses into stillness, calm, clarity, and connection that were short-lived after re-opening my eyes. I resisted incorporating meditation into my life, stemming from a knee-jerk reaction to associating a daily practice with the word “discipline.” I remember thinking, “I’ll meditate when I feel like it.” It wasn’t until I finally began a daily meditation practice in December that my resistance to discipline softened as I […]

Graduation Day

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As I began Alchemy of Yoga teacher training five months ago, I wrote: “Yoga began as a personal pursuit, but I quickly noticed the reverberations it has in my relationships and how I relate to the world. I hope that participating in the program will shape the impact of my yoga practice in a more intentional way.” While today marked the end of teacher training, another beginning is unfolding. I could not have imagined how my […]