Life of Wonderment

In every ritual, from the simplest to the most elaborate, from the spiritual to the mundane, the steps involved are very much the same:  geometry, structure, rhythm, and intent.

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Show of hands — how many of you check your email first thing in the morning, before even getting out of bed? How many of you scroll through your Facebook feeds just before falling asleep?

My guess is, most of you.

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If you’re a high-powered executive, or even your own boss at home, chances are you’ve heard about the benefits of meditation.

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Crying (a poem)

By BijaB

Remember how babies cry? They take a big deep breath and let out a huge wail. 

They don't hold back. They just let go.

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"I think I'll go on a walkabout to find out what it's all about," sing the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Ever take a walk and just think about things? You simply start to walk while you're thinking....

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Deep Winter

By BijaB

Winter can be a personal time to re-evaluate and hibernate and just think about things. 

It can be a moment when you simply stop — and inspect who and what you are, reaffirm the reason why you're here, and let your internal refuge guide you through.

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We're all living in an era of mass distraction, and it's undermining our ability to perform at our best, focus on our work, interact with loved ones, or even enjoy uninterrupted time alone. 

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Yoga means relationship. Yoga IS relationship. And relationship is yoga. 

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Traditionally, yoga is the passing on of a lineage. Yoga teachers teach others what they know.

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When I was a dance student at UCLA, I was fortunate to study with avant-garde composer, John Cage. He stirred my creative habit and how I use it for life.

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