September 30, 2010

Challenges of Being Both Student & Teacher

  As a novice student of yoga I had my struggles learning to be present in my practice. There were streams of thoughts, loops of negative self-talk, and disconnect from my breath as I was guided through movement, stillness, and pranayama.  As the years passed this inner chatter quieted, my movements became linked to my breath, and I was more often in the yoga – feeling the connection of mind, body, breath, and spirit. My experienced benefits and ever-growing love for yoga led to my desire to share by teaching after almost a decade as student. 
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*photo credit to EK Park

September 8, 2010

LGBTQ seniors & yoga

One of my long term goals is to combine my experience teaching yoga in the LGBTQ community and my Seniors Yoga training to create a local class for LGBTQ seniors.  The attached trailer is for a documentary about LGBTQ seniors and the challenges they face when needing care or assisted living.  This community needs all the support, love, and advocacy we can offer.