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Shameful Thoughts: The Moral Depravity of our Society

I knew the right thing to do was to help her to my fullest capacity. As a matter of fact, she had the courage to ask me for help, a complete stranger. I dropped her off at the bus stop. She had a heavy bag, which seemed to be most of her possessions she had taken for the day. I asked her if I can carry that for her as she slowly, limped and excited my car. She turned around and told me “now don’t drive away with that!”

Experience · Philosophy · Psychology · Travel · Yoga

Walk The Road Less Travelled

This morning I woke up inspired by some travel photos of yogis out there in the world. As I caught myself going through the FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) abyss, I stopped myself immediately. On Fridays I like to feature others who practice yoga on my Instagram page and I stumbled across Adam Husler’s (@adhusyoga)… Continue reading Walk The Road Less Travelled

Education · Ego · empower · Experience · Fear · human condition · life · Lifestyle · Morocco · motivational · Philosophy

Climb In His Skin and Walk Around In It

This morning I parked next to a security guard at the site I am working at this week. He stepped out of his car in his uniform and asked me whether I am a law enforcement agent or an educator? I assured him that I am an educator.  He felt that he didn’t want me… Continue reading Climb In His Skin and Walk Around In It

Ashtanga · Ashtanga Yoga · Breath · Discipline · East · Ego · Exercise · Flexibility · Meditation · Mysore · Philosophy · Samadhi · West · Yoga

5 Reasons Why You Should Ashtanga

Right after publishing my post last week about learning to surrender through Ashtanga Yoga,  I thought a good follow up would be to give reasons why everyone should try Ashtanga. I am grateful to Ellina Kim, owner of Maitri Yoga Store and Ashtanga teacher at One Down Dog, for being able to narrow it down to five. Who… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Ashtanga

Ashtanga · Philosophy · Psychology · Restorative · Teacher Training · Yoga

Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga: Surrendering and Dealing with Control

– Notebooks out – Raise your hand before you speak – Please, don’t use that type of language – Stay after class I need to talk to you about what you just did. The past decade my identity has been strongly shaped by my career as a teacher. As a high school teacher, I had… Continue reading Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga: Surrendering and Dealing with Control