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The Mat Is The Mirror

September 13th, 2014


Choosing to embrace upon the path of yoga, one of its first lessons revealed is this:

how you show up on your mat, is how you show up in other areas of your life.

Yep, the mat becomes your mirror, …

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Can diversity and yoga co-exist?

September 5th, 2014

Diversity. Noun.  A range of different things.

Conceptually, it encompasses acceptance and respect.

Yoga. Noun.  Sometimes with a capital Y.

Union of the self with the Supreme Being or ultimate principle.

Invoke peace within

As a child, I was …

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My TAP Experience

February 16th, 2012

On 21 January, at the invitation of the TurnAroundProject (TAP), I led an empowerment and leadership workshop in Kingston, Jamaica. Having initially volunteered with TAP in July 2008, it was inspiring to see how these TAP participants had grown in …

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Understanding our emotions: the key to unlocking our fullest Life potentials.

September 19th, 2011

‘Your life could change at any moment, you just have to be there.’

Current location of there:  35,000 feet above sea level, crossing the Atlantic Ocean.  Destination:  irrelevant.  Journey: potentially life transforming.

I love the essence of being nowhere …

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Mindfulness, over a pot of vegetable soup

September 12th, 2011

Carrots, celery, corn, potatoes, pumpkin, string beans, onions, garlic and scallions gathered, I began the preparation of a delectable pot of soup during that final hour just before dawn this morning.

To accompany me, I listened to Pema Chödrön’s DVD …

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