Tag: Yoga

Five Percent Day

Twenty Percent. That’s the maximum amount I can do of my typical yoga practice—on a good day. Today was a 5% day. And the cracker? He sensed that. He grounded and guided me through a painful practice. For a dog who rarely has 4 feet on the ground physically or mentally, Loki’s a damn good […]

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Living Wild

I can't help it. I'm fascinated with tiny flowers. Perhaps because I've never given them a second glance on my hikes. My fascination happened when I was learning to use my telephoto lens on close-ups. I was blown away by the details in the smallest of flowers. And the variation of color! Nature fascinates me. All my […]

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The Practice

I took out my yoga mat after having not officially practiced for about two months now. I started in Savasana, otherwise known as corpse (dead body) pose.  I didn't make it much further than that. Being a bit of a firecracker of a personality, Savasana has always been my most challenging pose. And now, its […]

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Doghma

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present.  Or in this case, that piece of chicken right in front of us.

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Breathing Room for the Soul

So much about teaching yoga is about teaching how to create space: space in our bodies, space in our minds and space in our lives. Your space is where you find yourself again and again.

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Let's Go Crazy

This month's header is dedicated to my favorite song by Prince that I've been playing on my iPod whenever I ride the indoor bike trainer. Shortly after returning home from Istanbul, I got serious about solving my health problems. I was pretty sick this summer before my London trip in July.  Remember how I fell […]

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Biography Becomes Biology

Last week was quiet on the Wild Dingo blogosphere. I was deep into a mind-body yoga teacher training program with Seane Corn, a leading national Vinyasa yoga instructor. There isn't enough room here on Wild Dingo to write about the brilliance of her theories and practice except to dribble a little bit into the application […]

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On Being and Nothingness in Nothing Less than Mexico

Last week, I spent 7 om-a-licious days on Isla Mujeres, an island just off of Cancun Mexico, studying to become a yoga instructor. I’ve been lightly practicing yoga since 1993, but became more of a regular practitioner in 2002, exploring Bikram, Vinyasa and had a little bit of exposure to Ashtanga. Undergoing a teacher training program […]

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