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An Ode to Chaturanga

Oh, chaturanga dandasana. We’ve had a long and complicated relationship. I remember my first few yoga classes way back when, and how it was unclear to me that people were not in fact lowering themselves all the way to the floor. They were—gasp—hovering! And when I first tried you, how miserably  ...

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My Useless Search for a Guru

I had come to a crossroads in my yoga journey. Freshly divorced, I decided I needed to find a guru to guide my practice, my life. Up until that point, the only yoga accessible to me had been Rocket Yoga and Ashtanga. The only guru I had ever heard of was Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. By the time I was  ...

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