As I left the question quite vague and open in Part I of this post, the answers I got through snapchat and other venues were quite fascinating, interesting and some very humorous. Kino MacGregor (@kinoyoga) also chimed in on my snapchat, right as I was posting my evening Instagram post of the #backtobackbends challenge.
Maya Angelou is known to have said that “life isn’t measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away”. Directly contradicting this statement is yogic philosophy claiming that “we are allotted a certain number of breaths per lifetime” and that life is measured by the number of… Continue reading Birthday Post: 32 Years of Breathing, 32 Grateful Affirmations
Paris is always a good idea! Audrey Hepburn is known to have coined this phrase, and I couldn’t agree with her more. Paris has come into my life during different stages, securing a unique place in my heart each time around. The people who have shared these experiences with me on my various trips are… Continue reading Paris is Always a Good Idea
“Our film and the people in it all bear witness to the simple fact that Matt Shepard was a good person—an amazing person with a bright future who tragically fell victim to the ignorance and hatred that persists in our society today.” -Michele Josue, Director Yesterday I had the privilege to be at the LA… Continue reading What is Love?: Reflections on Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, I would like to dwell on the meaning of freedom and the interpretation of it that makes perfect sense to me. I have no intention of codifying what MLK meant by it or tried to achieve with the long battle that was fought in the mid century,… Continue reading Finding Freedom in Rio De Janeiro