Gurudev’s Birthday

This weekend we celebrated the 90th birthday of my guru, Yogi Amrit Desai, whom I call Gurudev which means beloved guru. This man has forever changed my life….

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Anugraha—Grace

Just a quick note from the midst of Yoga Therapy Training with the Amrit Yoga Institute.  As some of you know, while attempting the very dangerous "Tie My…

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I Miss You

BeautifulMy mother died. My daughter moved to Oregon with her husband and their sons, my grandchildren. I miss them.  Naturally, those familiar relationships have changed.  I mentioned this…

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A Modern Yogi

Earlier, I wrote this post on Facebook: I woke at 3am.  "When you wake in the middle of the night and you’re just awake, it means God has…

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Say Their Names

. Emmett Till Medgar Evers George Junius Stinney Jr. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Henry Smith John Crawford III Michael Brown Ezell Ford Dante Parker Michelle Cusseaux Mary…

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Tapas

There is a principle in Yoga known as tapas.  Tapas is typically seen as asceticism.  It comes from the word tapa which means mental or physical pain.  It…

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