The Other Shoe

“King Solomon once searched for a cure against depression. He assembled his wise men together. They meditated for a long time and gave him the following advice: Make yourself a ring and have thereon engraved the words ‘This too shall pass.’ The King carried out the...

Lost in Translation

Many years ago I got certified to teach English as a second language. Our ESL teacher shared a story I will never forget: One year, the owners of a large indoor shopping mall in Japan, enamored by all things American, decided to erect an enormous US-style Christmas...

Touchstone

  Pre-Covid I was teaching yoga twice a week to a dedicated group of regulars. When the health club that hosted my classes closed due to the pandemic I took my first real break from teaching since I started in 2009. The gym re-opened with new safety protocols...

One Moment at a Time

Summer Time, and the livin’ is…Busy?? Ok, so here we are, coming out the other side of a pandemic that forced many of us to slow way down, or even come to a complete stop. That was weird, right? Remember the uncomfortable and alien sensation of being asked to Sit and...

The Royal Path

Yoga is everywhere theses days, and it’s Big Business. Yoga studios, online classes, apparel, yoga accessories, books, magazines, podcasts, trainings, retreats, workshops …etc are ubiquitous. It is wonderful that millions of people are discovering this ancient healing...