Reflections

Bearing gifts, bearing fruit

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I’ve been gifted with three mothers: my birth mother, my mother-in-law, and my adoptive Indian mother, Sarla Sharma. How Sarla and I met is a long story, but she is a precious gift in my and Eileen’s lives, and she embodies devotion to the divine, to the divinity. We learn so much from her - mantras, prayers, stories about the gods. One of her stories is about Krishna. Sarla always tells us ancient stories, but gives them a modern spin.

At the time when Krishna had taken a body and walked on Eart…

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Why are we doing this? What's our shtick?

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Okay, so what's different about what we do that isn't already covered by the thousands or tens of thousands of others teaching yoga in person and/or online?  A few things.

We'll start with what you will immediately experience. Our live Hatha classes are 90 - 95 minutes long. Try to find classes over 60 minutes nowadays! There are some 75 minute classes around but almost no 90 minute classes. Great, long class. That's nice, you say, so what? Well, that gives us time to offer a complete asana pract…

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The Practice Runs through It

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Life is like a river. Sometimes the river carries us smoothly and uneventfully along. Sometimes we experience the rapids. Sometimes we find ourselves getting slammed against rocks or drawn under by the current.

What runs through the river of life? Spiritual practice runs through it. We commit to practice whatever is happening in our lives: The practice runs through the good, the bad, and the ugly. We practice through the good times and through the challenging times. The practice runs through the …

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Welcome to our new (and first) website!

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Okay! Today is, more or less (mostly less since we are launching ahead of schedule!) June 04, 2022. The target date of launch for this website. Eileen and I have been talking about going out on our own to teach yoga and mediation since the beginning of covid, and honestly, even before that. In the fall of 2021, we decided we really wanted to do it. It took us until January to commit, and honestly, we had no idea what we had signed up for!

Covid made online yoga and meditation a reality, and we pe…

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