In the past couple of years, at the end of each year, I've taken some time to look at the best things I've read and written through that year and how/if any of it has changed me as a person, reader, and writer. Inevitably, interesting patterns emerge in this kind of retrospective analysis. Just as … Continue reading 2015: A Year of Reading and Writing (Part 1)
Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life. ~ B K S Iyengar. So, that's what I've been working on this past month: trying to make a kind of music with body, mind, and soul. And, after nearly a week of returning, I still haven't fully processed the experience. Has it been or will it be life-changing? Too soon to say. Yet, as with every deeply-immersive event in our lives, this one has left many impressions in the shifting sands of memory.
A while ago, I had posted about starting on a deeper journey with my Yoga practice. In a couple of days, I set off for a month-long Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) in Dharamshala, India, at the foothills of the Himalayas. This town is more well-known as the official residence of the Dalai Lama. I … Continue reading A Month of Yoga