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Karmic Lessons from Yoga Class

Note to self or Karmic lessons for the day: 1. Ordering drinks called “Devils Lips” at the monthly Dirty Old Mens Club Benevolent Association dinner is GOING to bite you in the ass at a 9:30 am yoga class taught by the studio owner (duh). 2. Apparently, the Sacroiliac joint, which I don’t recall ever […]

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Yoga Class Update: “Recruit Your Belly”

I’m in yoga class Thursday night, minding my own business, because 1, that’s kind of the mindful Zen point and 2, because due to work interfering with my regular life, this is my first yoga class in 11 days and my body feels like I’m completely starting over and I’m sweating out every toxin I […]

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Clarifying Yoga Instructions or “Pull Your Lower Belly In and Up”

Ok, I admit it. After 6 years of yoga classes there are still some yoga instructions regularly given in every basic class that make absolutely no sense to me so I’m here to confess. The last straw, in cliché speak, was in Maria’s (we’ll call her “Maria” ’cause that’s, well, her real name) Thursday night […]

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Yoga Zumba and the Paroxysmal Back Spasm Part I

I know, I know, in a previous blog I wrote if you don’t want to sound old, don’t complain about your aches pains and ailments. But, you know, the exception that proves the rule and all. Anyway, since law school, thirty years ago, I’ve had these crippling back spasms periodically on just my lower left […]

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Yoga Fifth Year Anniversary Part II – Euphemisms Part I

I’ve maintained for some time that I don’t understand why the CIA employed waterboarding to get terrorists to give up valuable information when they had yoga at their disposal and lately I’ve wondered how yoga has maintained such a pleasant “om” kind of PR reputation. I think their widespread use of euphemisms is certainly one […]