Published on Aug 18, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Motivation For What Lies Within Namaste Noble Warriors! Enthusiasm – or dedication – is known as �Alolya� in yoga. It is considered a critical quality to progress in Yoga. Emerson, a great Western poet whom studied of things Eastern, coined one of my favorite quotes, �Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.� When working with […]

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Published on Aug 14, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Of Rumi, Abyss�s, and Student Sweetness… Namaste Noble Fitness Warriors! – �We are the mirror as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste this minute of eternity. We are pain and what cures pain. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours.� – Rumi When i would climb […]

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Published on Aug 09, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Of Student Quotes, WF Dharma Points, and One Smart Finch… Hey Coach, I’ve been dedicating my daily zazen to your friend Stephan may he find peace where ever he is now. And thank you so much for your DIRECT LINES forum. I read and re-read them daily. They are food for my practice. Namaste, gassho, […]

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Published on Aug 06, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Of Vegas and Laulya “energy moves in waves. waves move in patterns. patterns move in rhythms. a human being is all of those: energy, waves, patterns, rhythms. we are the dance.” – gabrielle roth In yoga, there is a quality known as Laulya. It means �fickleness� and is considered a primary deterrent to success in […]

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Published on Aug 03, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Beautiful Wholistic Fitness Warriors – i�m tapping this out to you from the 23rd floor of the Venetian resort in Las Vegas. what a dump this place is. kidding. outside the window, above the well known glitz of the Stardust, the Mirage, the This-And-That my eyes are attracted toward the seductive shoulders and summit of […]

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Published on Jul 30, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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WHAT ABOUT NOW? A Tribute To Stephan Beautiful Body/Mind Fitness Warriors… I had planned, and was penning, a piece about family fitness, based upon my first Family Reunion up in Pismo Beach this weekend. Coming home, i got word that one of my best friends and spiritual fitness mentors, Stephan Frease, had been found dead […]

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Published on Jul 25, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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OF WHISPERING SHADOWS, SCURRYING LIZARDS, & IMMUNOLOGY Early morning shadows spill across El Caballero trail like whispers of a day yet to be. I like riding Grunt (my mountain bike) before breakfast. I enjoy the feeling of what yogis know as Laghutva or the �sensation of bodily lightness.� I�ve always preferred to �run on empty.� […]

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Published on Jul 24, 2002 by in Uncategorized

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Namaste Noble Warriors – below i answer driving directions to my West LA yoga classes which begin tomorrow and are every Tuesday & Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:30… following the directions, i answer a common question from a student regarding his bewildering infatuation with yoga… See you in class, keep your Practice strong… coach […]

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