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It had been a difficult pregnancy. Days earlier I was told that they would induce on Saturday. The next week the episode of Grey's Anatomy would air where someone with my very condition would die in child birth, USA Today had put a "heads up" type warning in the description. I remember looking at my…

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  "I am a child of the Universe, safe and protected."   That is what my manual says about the reality the body can encounter when in Child Pose. Then I had an assignment to spend weeks with four poses. One of them was Child Pose. Easy enough. Hips to heals Rib cage to thighs…

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"Stay away from postures like Happy Baby, and Downward Facing Dog." Those words were ringing in my heart and head, along with a fury so large that it was hard to contain. On one plain I understood, perfectly. The statement felt like an indictment. Once again, someone telling me that there was something I couldn't…

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  "It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play." Dizzy Gillespie     I woke up this morning thinking of Dizzy Gillespie. I thought of my brother and his trumpet. I thought of life. I thought of my dreams. I thought of what I have done and what I am yet…

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It isn't that I don't know what realities are, it is that I choose to see beyond what the current speaks. I was taught what you focus upon, is what gets empowered. The world is screaming it is dark, scary, and painful. It isn't that I don't see the darkness, those things that frighten or…

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There is no trend. There is no hype. There is no puff piece. There is a moment that will challenge you to the core of your being. What you choose, will teach you much! There is a new sound. There is an ancient practice that is to be implemented everywhere in the 21st century.  We…

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I saw a picture of a beautiful willow tree. I saw bending and not breaking. I saw. I saw the principals of yoga, movement, meditation, and mindful practices floating in the air. I saw color. I heard music. I watched hope. I touched wonder. I saw. I knew. There is immense beauty. Think flexibility. Think…

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