Category: thoughts and musings

On death

Now, there really isn’t anything radically wrong with being sick or with dying.  Who said you’re supposed to survive?Who gave you the idea that it’s a gas to go on and on and on? And we can’t say that’s it’s a good thing  for everything to go on living, from the very simple demonstration that Read More

Yoga teaches to listen to my body

Yoga teaches me that the body has needs, wants and desires.  These are communicated to the mind through pain, pleasure and longing. Yoga teaches me that male and female – and everything in between – practitioners can come to respect the needs and signals of their bodies, overcoming the dominance of the mind. Yoga teaches Read More

Bonds, not things.

Yoga teaches me that the process of purification – tapas – is necessary and useful.  Yoga teaches me that the time for tapas arrives just when it should. Yoga teaches me to recognise the disordered perceptions handed down by our families and to modify them as needed.  My parents were both hoarders.  Not hard to Read More

We need love, not splits

Yoga teaches me that what this world needs is more love, not more flexible bodies. Yoga teaches me that postures linked to breath are part of a path, but the path leads to compassion and comprehension, not contortion or competition. Yoga teaches me that when we undo the knots and become soft, we can learn Read More

Yoga teaches me that arm balances improve shoulder alignment

Thoracic outlet syndrome.  TMJ.  Frozen shoulder.  Tingling fingers.  All these conditions, and many more, have to do with the shoulder joint.  Yoga teaches me that using arm balances helps bring the shoulder joint into alignment. There is a group of muscles known as the rotator cuff.  Put simply, these muscles stabilise the shoulder.  They are Read More

Yoga teaches me.

I don’t teach yoga.  Yoga teaches me. For the past few months, I have maintained mostly silence.  All the amazing and transformative experiences brought to me by constant practice, I have kept to myself.   I lost the impulse to share, to blog or post about my feelings or openings or closings or understandings.  It…just Read More

Fundación Dharma

He tenido el gran placer de conocer a Luis, el director de la ONG Fundación Dharma y Dharma Travel, ayer en el Festival de Yoga 21J.  Me parece que hacen unos trabajos muy dignos y importantes en la India, en Vrindavan, el pueblo nativo del Señor Krishna.  Organizan viajes a la India, y dan de Read More

Worrier to warrior

Most of us spend a lot of time worrying.  Worry is perhaps the most futile mental activity imaginable.  Worrying, sometimes called excessive rumination, is when we sit there turning the same thoughts over in our heads, envisioning all possible outcomes, all possible reasons, abstracting and having imaginary conversations and doing absolutely nothing – NOTHING – Read More

Breast health….Link to a good read.

October is Breast Health Awareness Month.  Ladies and gentlemen, some insights from Dr. Christiane Northrup, MD. http://www.drnorthrup.com/blog/2013/09/the-other-side-of-angelina-jolies-double-mastectomy Read More

Magnesio: el mineral milagroso

Cuelgo aqui una presentación que hice hace unos meses…espera que os interesa lo suficiente como para probar tomar cloruro de magnesio todos los días durante al menos dos meses… http://www.rachel-rose.net/files/MagnesioPresentacion.pdf Read More

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