Category: Life Journey

Cosmeticians and Coconut Oil

I had a peculiar encounter with a cosmetician the other day. I am not a heavy user of cosmetics and never have been. I stick to the basics when necessary – mascara, blush, layers of concealer for those pesky dark eye circles, lip balm for my lips, sometimes even tinted. I forego mascara when teaching yoga as it inevitably smudges,… Read more →

Arrows Become Flowers

Life isn’t like Facebook, really.  Life is painful and messy and confusing and chaotic.  So why is it so many posts boast of joy and enlightenment and ubiquitous sunsets?  It seems too easy. We need to be in the mess to appreciate the moonlight, not the other way around. Trying to bask in joy and moonlight in order to shed… Read more →

The Way of the Labyrinth

“Your life is a sacred journey. And it is about change, growth, discovery, movement, transformation, continuously expanding your vision of what is possible, stretching your soul, learning to see clearly and deeply, listening to your intuition, taking courageous challenges at every step along the way. You are on the path… exactly where you are meant to be right now…”  —… Read more →


I was asked by a new student recently how long I have been doing yoga.  That question usually has me reeling back through the decades, demanding the use of my questionable math skills and the resulting lame answer of “a long time”. This time was different.  “Over 30 years”, I daringly replied.  “Oh, you must be very flexible”, she commented. … Read more →