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Personal Reflection: Our National Parks & Yoga

Personal Reflection: Our National Parks & Yoga Celebrating the centennial of our National Parks and a quarter-century since my first season as a ranger. Recently Annie sent me a link (appended below) to an article that shows how various National Parks represent certain yoga poses. And this […]

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The Soccer of My Youth, Yoga, and the FIFA Scandal

Youth soccer was just getting going in the early to mid-1970’s in New Rochelle, N.Y. As I recall, in 3rd grade there were only 4 teams, with names as simple as blue, red, green and yellow. Or something like that. But it did not remain that way […]

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2 Short Stories: Signs to D.C. & Hot Chapatis

For this month’s Personal Story Challenge, I share two short tales on the lighter side of life. Back in 1997, when I moved back east, I drove my ’78 Toyota pick-up across the country with a friend. I had been living up and down the west coast for several […]

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The Om Stone

Here below is the Om Stone, hand-carved with a hammer and chisel in New York Blue Stone by my brother Jeff – a master mason. The slab is 10 1/4″ wide x 15 3/4″ long x 2″ high and weighs 30lbs. Like all of Jeff’s stonework, it […]

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Personal Story: What is the Goal?

As a kid I was not goal-oriented, and I was even less so in my early twenties. I was – well – meandering. Around that time, I made my first India trip – on bicycle(!), along with my brother. We made the big haul from China over […]

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Trip to NY: Alarming Tour

When I went out to my car – it was still dark outside – I started to pull out of the driveway and noticed that the interior light was on in mom’s car. It was 6:30 in the morning; I was running a touch late on my […]

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Morning Meditation

What a treat in the middle of February – a morning meditation outside. The yogis say that doing meditation outdoors opens new vistas. No longer bothered by all the domestic callings a house contains, the aspirant is unfettered and more free to explore within. Natural surroundings and […]

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Pier Review: TV Interview w/ Wendy Rieger NBC-4

Wendy Rieger, the news anchor of NBC-4, approached me for an interview for her new show, “Pier Review”, in early September. So one morning we sat and talked on her pier and she also came to a class and filmed. That interview began airing (Oct 27, 2010) […]

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An Interesting Week…(Cont)

Well, to continue with our interesting week – it kinda goes like this. Wendy Rieger, the news anchor of NBC (Washington DC), was due to come to our 6p class this past Wednesday to get some video for a story she is doing on Renaissance Yoga. Well, […]

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An Interesting Week…

One of the most enjoyable aspects of teaching yoga is sharing this great practice with all kinds of wonderful people – from all different backgrounds, interests, and ages. In addition to my regular 20+ classes per week or so, this past week (Sep 19 – 25) included […]

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