As a yoga teacher, student, and athlete, I have loved learning about and sharing the benefits of yoga and meditation on the human body. One day I was thinking about the 12 distinct, and incredibly complex systems in the human body that make things work. Their functions reflect their names: cardiovascular, digestive, endocrine, immune, integumentary, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, and urinary. These systems help deliver nutrients, collect and
Attachments: we all know that we have them, but somehow they slip through the sieve of our perception when it feels simple enough to carry on with our lives. When an enormous interruption (for example, quarantine during a global health crisis) makes itself known, suddenly it isn’t easy to rinse away awareness of our attachments.
While the past couple of months have given new meaning to the idea of uncertainty, what is certain is that there is hope to be had among all the loss. As the spread of COVID-19 has turned life as we know it upside down, it has also presented us with an opportunity to re-evaluate how we want to move forward. There is nothing like a pandemic to expose the cracks
When I think of a house I recognize the structure. The need for a solid foundation in order to stabilize and soak up the impact of our footprints, the need for walls to create length to grow stories high, the need for a roof to ensure warmth and protection.