The Cherry Practice

Posted on May 3, 2019

It is a late April ritual; visiting the cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. I’ve walked here with husbands, lovers, friends, and my daughter at almost every age. This year I am alone…

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I’d Rather Go to the Dentist

Posted on Apr 28, 2017

I haven’t posted in a while. A few people have asked. Thank you!

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The yoga of cake eating.

Posted on Feb 3, 2014

  Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.  (Gertrude Stein) Pose is a pose is a pose is a pose. This is something that I got to thinking about while eating cake. Let me explain. Last weekend I baked a walnut torte.  The raw batter was yummy—fluffy with egg white and sugar.  That night after a big dinner with friends, the finished cake was appreciated for its moistness, and made fully and multi-layered indulgent by the slathering of whipped cream by some, and non-dairy rice whip  by others.  The next morning, consumed first thing and alone (no friends or whipped cream) it made a satisfying...

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Who Are You? Yoga, mindfulness, and star-stuff.

Posted on Dec 27, 2013

Most of us, at some point in our lives, have asked the question, “Who am I?” And in one way or another, it keeps coming up…  If you have ever had to write a resume, or a professional bio of yourself, or even a profile for an online dating site, then you know just how fraught the question can become. I recently noticed that my bio at the studio where I teach yoga was quite out of date.  Because new students tell me that they do read these profiles before trying a class, it seemed a good idea to keep my page current.  I thought that the update would be an easy walk in the park, but it...

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