Self-Practice: Sneaking it in

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This post is part of a weekly series about the realities, the challenges and the joys of self practice. For more posts in this series, click here.  My schedule has been a little full today (how about you?), and so my practice has been sneaking in around the edges, bite-sized chunks here and there to […]

Self-Practice: Finding my own way

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My Sun Salutes look a little funny today. It’s fascinating how challenging it can be to break that mold, that idea of what a pose or sequence is “supposed” to look like. I regularly give myself permission to experiment and practice following the sensations in my body rather than an accepted sequence – and still, […]

Self-Practice: Being Here Now

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I’m currently traveling in India, and while it’s possible I may be able to share snippets of my practice from there, it’s not certain. I’m still practicing with you, in some way, from wherever I am today. This post was originally shared on tumblr/Instagram, which is where do some real-time posting about my practice. These posts were […]

Self-Practice: Comparison and Memory

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I’m currently traveling in India, and while it’s possible I may be able to share snippets of my practice from there, it’s not certain. I’m still practicing with you, from wherever I am today. This post was originally shared on tumblr/Instagram, which is where I often do some immediate posting about my practice. These posts were […]

Self-Practice: Travel Sickness

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Viparita Karani, again. I could do a whole series of posts about the days when my practice has included or consisted solely of this one pose.  My yoga since arriving in Delhi has looked like hot tea, lozenges and trying to get some rest when I can’t actually sleep. It has looked like lying on the […]

Self-Practice: A post roundup

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As I’m preparing for travel, squeezing in moments on my mat and in my body, I’m wanting you to know that you aren’t alone in the joys and struggles of practice. When we practice on our own, we make our own way, IN our own way, and sometimes it is reassuring to know that there […]