BAE YOGA JUNE 2019

Now the practice of Yoga! अथ योगानुशासनम् (atha yoga-anushasanam)   The 1st sutra of the Patanjali Yoga Sutra emphasizes the importance of practicing yoga now ! Now is the time (when it is neither “too late” and we’re nearly dead, nor “too early” and we’re totally distracted). Now it is. In Ashtanga yoga, there are 8 limbs of yoga: so […]

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Hare Krishna! Go Vegan!

I am writing this instead of sitting in meditation. Maybe I should have sat in meditation. If you are a cow milk drinker and/or a Krishna devotee, you may or may not want to read this, but I would love to hear from you if you do. Please read with an open mind, then please […]

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Earth (Happy) Hour 2019

  I recently started a Meetup group here in Boulder, where there are already many Meetups and many fun things to do, but this one – BAE (Boulder Animals and Environment) YOGA – was not yet one of the many, so I started it. Part of my motivation must be the feeling that there are […]

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BAE YOGA & the Pancha Maha Bhoota

After 6 years of teaching yoga and 15 years of studying yoga, I’m excited to now be connecting some of my time and activity on the mat with some of the time and activities that I want to be more involved with off the mat, especially: activism for animal rights and environmental protection. BAE (Boulder Animals […]

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actually, it’s ours: in this together

View this post on Instagram Yoga practice can transport us out of the suffering of conventional reality and reveal to us a kind of indestructible personal universe, a playful spaciousness within our own mind & body – but – that – is – really – only – a – beneficial – experience – if – […]

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save our oceans: free screening this thursday!

“Described by naturalist, Sr. David Attenborough, as ‘one of the most important films of our time,’ A Plastic Ocean is the documentary that has captivated audiences and incited positive action around the world. Through stunning underwater shots and disturbing footage of plastic pollution, the film investigates the damage caused when plastic consumption goes unchecked.” Refreshments […]

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come aqua yoga play with me!

What does it feel like to move like a manta ray, to float like a starfish, to bend like seaweed, or to hold Warrior 3 in the water? Created by yoga teacher Sandi Higgins, Aqua Yoga Play combines vinyasa yoga, physical improv, and aquatic fitness to bring you an original and playful shapeshifting experience. We […]

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Rocky Mountain High

Apple Of my eye… Why did anyone name New York City The Big Apple? Surely they never saw The Rocky Mountains For these juicy peaks   Appear to be The biggest apples That my eyes have ever picked Rock Steady Silent witness Your jagged edges Pierce the sky Like a royal crown in sunlight Rendering […]

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uneaten cookies

I love Being by Mountains They are like  So many needed things Like a gathering Of tribal chiefs Of wise, non-attached Observers Who remain steadfast in their element  N’importe quoi qui arrive They remind me That even the Earth Can rise like cookie-dough  And resist eating  Its own baking Mountains are like the cookies That […]

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Which side are you on?

Which side are you on? The side of the oppressor Or the side of the oppressed? Can we see Beyond our side? Can we switch sides? Can the side of the oppressor Become the side of the oppressed? And vice versa? On the side of the oppressor Do we believe we are entitled To claim […]

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