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Will We Ever Have Unity?

u·ni·ty /ˈyo͞onədē/ 1. the state of being united or joined as a whole Yesterday was a winter hair-wash day, where I spent 30 minutes drying and straightening my hair in front of the mirror. 30 minutes of staring at myself. 30 minutes of not moving much. And it's usually within that 30 minutes that I… Continue reading Will We Ever Have Unity?

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When You Feel Like Giving Up, Just Remember The Reason You Held On For So Long

Warning: This piece discusses suicide and depression and may be a trigger for some individuals. It wasn’t always tree poses and namastes, but then again, is it ever? There’s a bit of discomfort in writing this. A lot of [backspace] and many, many pauses. My journey isn't unique, but this week has opened up so… Continue reading When You Feel Like Giving Up, Just Remember The Reason You Held On For So Long

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A Look Into The Student/Teacher Roles In Group Yoga Classes

I've wanted to write about my opinion on student and teacher roles for a while. As both a student and teacher myself, I've noticed some common behaviors among myself and others that aren't necessarily wrong - just noteworthy enough to be examined. Group classes are tough. They're tough to teach and tough to attend. We… Continue reading A Look Into The Student/Teacher Roles In Group Yoga Classes