Posts made in October, 2011

Building A Barn

Posted By on Oct 26, 2011 in O2 Yoga Blog |

We live in a barn. First, my husband built the boat-shed and then the living quarters around it. Our antique wooden sailboat is literally and figuratively the heart of the house. Her name is Cicada and Steven, my husband, grew up on this boat. His family traveled all over the world on this boat. So when it was time to pass her down the family we didn’t hesitate. When my family takes on a project, we take it on, and it is a...

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Pumpkin Love Cookies

Posted By on Oct 26, 2011 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Vegan Pumpkin Love Cookies My husband, Steven, loved these cookies and he is a really tough cookie critic. He also does not particularly like or care whether they are healthy. These are just plain good and healthy enough to have for breakfast and of course full of love! I made these for the Open House this weekend and they were a big hit! 2 cups organic all purpose flour 1 1/3 cup spelt flakes (can use oats instead but spelt is higher...

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Energy Lines

Posted By on Oct 12, 2011 in O2 Yoga Blog |

As I was working on my latest intensive, it struck me for the millionth time how difficult it is to put theory into practice. I mean, there is the idea of energy lines that I have been obsessed with for years. Extending energy in a pose; looking for the lines of energy when adjusting and cuing the pose. What does it mean to extend energy? Wasting Energy Well, it occurred to me as I was thinking about the energy lines in parigasana...

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Talking Trash

Posted By on Oct 12, 2011 in O2 Yoga Blog | 2 comments

I recently made a commitment to try to stop worrying. I know that sounds strange but it actually worked for a while, and continues to when I remind myself. What I really said to myself was, “just try to stop worrying and see what happens. ” Now, I come from a long line of worriers, it is in my blood. Just like I thought that it was normal for checkbooks to be in the negative, I thought, that I just had to worry. I mean, it...

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