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Your Very Own, Super Simple, DIY Yoga Retreat New Year’s Celebration

Some people like to herald the New Year with glittering attire, sparkling champagne, pre fixe menus, party hats, the countdown… the kissing.  And some of... (read more)
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OG Recommends: The Connection Documentary Film

They say you are what you watch.  Actually, I don’t know if anyone says that, but I think it works.  Alicia Florrick is my spirit... (read more)
Remember: just because things feel like they're moving fast, doesn't mean you have to.

Surfing Not the Web

The world is speeding up. With the Internet Age and all its latest innovations, we’ve kissed good-bye the dallying days of dial-up (thank god), snail... (read more)
Falling Off the Meditation Wagon

Falling Off the Meditation Wagon

By way of a confession, I fell off the meditation wagon around the holidays. Funny visual, isn’t it?  I picture an actual wagon pulled by... (read more)
Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

When I first started doing yoga at the age of 16 in my hometown on Cape Cod, there were no yoga studios.  They didn’t exist... (read more)
My Half-Assed Meditation

My Half-Assed Meditation

My morning meditation was fairly half-assed.  I didn’t ride my bike at sunrise to my preferred Buddhist center in Cambridge, over the Mass Ave. bridge... (read more)
Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

Thich Nhat Hanh in Boston; Mindfulness Makes Way for Love

The first time I was exposed to well-known Buddhist monk, peace activist, and author Thich Nhat Hanh, who visited Boston over the weekend, was when... (read more)
The Yoga and Non-Yoga Books in my Library Now

The Yoga and Non-Yoga Books in my Library Now

Yoga is great for stretching.  If you do it enough, you can touch your toes and improve your parallel parking skills by twisting to see... (read more)
The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

In a single weekend, I walked through a dance party in the streets and watched an entire brigade of buck naked people on bicycles pedal... (read more)
Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Meditation & Running Gathering on Boston Common Last Night

Last night, a group of us got together to meditate and run on Boston Common. I taught a brief meditation, while Dan Fitzgerald, co-owner of... (read more)
Suiting Up to Meditate: Teaching Meditation at Boston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Event

Suiting Up to Meditate: Teaching Meditation at Boston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Event

If you told me 17 years ago, when I first started practicing yoga, that I’d someday teach meditation to a group of 300 executives in... (read more)
Do Your Om Thing: Yoga Beyond the Mat Class in Boston

Do Your Om Thing: Yoga Beyond the Mat Class in Boston

I try not to get too jammed up about yoga pet peeves, but I have them–just like everyone else.  Most often, I can find the... (read more)
Remove Obstacles with Ganesha Mudra

Remove Obstacles with Ganesha Mudra

A mudra is a hand gesture used to seal an intention into a yoga or meditation practice (the word mudra translates to mean seal). I... (read more)
3 Steps to Being More Patient

3 Steps to Being More Patient

Ahhhh, patience. We know it’s important, and we think we might have it, in theory. But, then, we’re idling behind some idiot for, at least,... (read more)
Mountain Meditation from Mt. Rainier, WA

Mountain Meditation from Mt. Rainier, WA

There are many ways to meditate, and the “mountain meditation” is one of my favorites. Hiking on Mt. Rainier this weekend inspired me to share... (read more)
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