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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Day 8/8: put a bird on it

So, I made it. 8 classes in 8 days. 6 poses named after birds. 4 different teachers. 3 new friends. 2 Pacificos to celebrate (a very good decision in and of … Continue reading

06/25/2012 · 1 Comment

Day 4/8: poopasana

Maybe I hit up two classes last night because I knew this was coming, but a bummer nonetheless. Perfect timing for a reminder that this week was about good decisions, not … Continue reading

06/20/2012 · 3 Comments

Day 3/8: stoned

I have no words, shocking I know. That’s what a yoga mission does to you though – makes you think more, talk less. I don’t need to tell you guys … Continue reading

06/20/2012 · 2 Comments

Day 2/8: letting go

Given that this week is an excavation of sorts, I’m setting some goals, but also staying open to whatever comes up. I was hoping to write about letting go of false … Continue reading

06/19/2012 · 1 Comment

Day 1/8: the pulse

The quick and dirty: I spent the last 8 days pushing the envelope. Really stretching what I’m comfortable with and what I can pull off. Now, time to pull it … Continue reading

06/18/2012 · 1 Comment

more downward dog, less downward spiral

Smile, be happy!

"Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it." — Elizabeth Gilbert

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