Tennis Yogini: Sunday Morning Practice

Tennis Yogini: Sunday Morning Practice

What kind of crazy person would jump out of bed on a Sunday morning at 8:15 to play tennis? To flesh out the picture a little more, today’s forecast predicted a high of 34 degrees. Without a cloud in the sky. High humidity was going to add another layer of...
The Digital Yoga Curator

The Digital Yoga Curator

Like most people, I wear many hats. Hats relating to being a home manager, wife, yoga teacher, community volunteer, and so forth. Just today I became aware of a hat that I put on almost every day but have been overlooking. It’s time to lay claim to the title of...

South Island, N.Z., Here We Come

It might seem like piking out. I’ve been diligently presenting Patanjali’s Sutra in these posts for many months. And, I still have more to go – three Sutra from Chapter III and all of Chapter IV to offer you. But neighbouring New Zealand beckons to...

Emergency!

Do you perform well in emergencies? I’ve flattered myself that I do handle myself well when things go wrong. After all, I just completed my senior 1st aid recertification last weekend. It’s a course that heightens your state of readiness for all kinds of...

Smarty-pants

Recently I’ve been in the throes of a new writing project. I was swept along in the early days by enthusiasm and euphoria. But today I noticed that I have a mountain of work ahead of me, and I started to procrastinate and figuratively shuffle papers. A decade...
A Split Second

A Split Second

On the way home today from visiting Litchfield National Park, we hit a patch of the Stuart Highway where visibility had been wiped out because of smoke. The firies were doing controlled burning of trees and shrubs next to the highway and then the wind came up. It got...
Ganesha: God of Endings & Beginnings

Ganesha: God of Endings & Beginnings

  New Year’s Eve 2009 Ganesha, being the cool dude type of god he is, is sporting a Christmas beanie, at the same time as welcoming us into the Yoga Shed from his guardian position at the entrance. Revered for being the god of all beginnings and endings, Ganesha...