Posts by Mimi

Zombies and Yoga

Posted By on Aug 26, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

Just did my first practice on board our boat on our trip to Maine. We are rafted up(that’s sailing lingo for tied together) with two other boats, our friends Kate, Justin, and Parish, and Garth and Maya. We have known each other for years. The kids have grown up together. So here I am practicing to the sound of splashing water, wind, seagulls, and a conversation about the best way to deal with a zombie apocalypse. Yes, you heard...

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It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect

Posted By on Aug 20, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

Ah, words to live by. My friend Kelly said them to me last night as I was freaking out over test recipes in my kitchen. I was trying out some new recipes which mostly failed. I understand on an intellectual level that everything takes time and “practice and all is coming” as Shri K Patabhi Jois said. “It’s the journey not the destination”; there’s another one that I say a lot. Oh, but I guess that...

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Posted By on Aug 10, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

I had a dream last night that left me very unsettled. It was one of those dreams that I couldn’t remember. I only remembered the feeling of being lost and sad. And then it hit me, it was about I was me but wasn’t, I was someone else. All day, I have  been thinking about this dream. What if I woke up in someone else’s body, someone else’s life? I doesn’t matter whose, what matters is that I don’t...

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When Will I Be Ready?

Posted By on Jul 12, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

I hear that question often from students regarding when they will be ready to move out of Basics and try other levels.  My answer is this: The Basics classes are designed for a couple things. 1. For students new to O2 to learn the foundation of our practice. 2. For students who have been coming for a while to come back to the foundation and work on alignment and strength building. If You Are New To O2 I suggest that anyone new to the...

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Why So Particular?

Posted By on Jun 16, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

We, at O2 Yoga, are known for being pretty particular about certain things like alignment of feet, knees, wrists and shoulders, use of breath, and specific set up and entrance to postures. It may seem overdone at times are at least too much to take in. When people first come to O2, they often start with Basics but not always. Whatever class they start with, they usually say the same thing at the end of class, “Wow. That was...

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