Category: Yoga

Monday Memories: A Postcard to Grandma

Today rather than just remembering my travels, I want to remember someone who always inspired me to continue traveling. My grandma and I exchanged more travel stories over the years than I can count and those memories mean the world to me. Rather than a digital postcard from my past, today I am sharing a …

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SUP Yoga Basics

I placed my hands under my shoulders, pressed into my feet and pushed myself into full wheel. Before I could distinguish the sea from the sky, I wobbled off my board, laughing as I splashed. As quick as I hit the water, I was back on my board trying again. It was only my second …

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Define Yoga

He asked me to define yoga. “Quieting the fluctuations of the mind,” I said, with an uncertain smile. He didn’t ask me to elaborate, but he didn’t agree. Over the next four hours, he gave examples of how yoga should not focus on making the impossible possible. “Silencing the mind is not realistic,” he said. …

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Six Weeks in Aruba

My alarm ripples and I reluctantly open my eyes. It’s mornings like these that I’m grateful to have such a soothing alarm tone. And it’s days like today that make me wonder who I am and how I ended up here, in paradise, moving to paradise. Life is good. But I must wrap up one …

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A Long, Sleepless Journey

I always know it’s a real holiday, when I need a week to recover from my holiday. Seven days on the island of Menorca was a hectic week of relaxation and definitely a real holiday. Tapas, sangria, beaches, heat. Nonstop exploring, parties and fun. Spain never disappoints. And I didn’t disappoint my yoga practice. Staying …

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