pic of Dewachen Ilg (8) Saturday while fishing at Vallecito Lake, near Durango, Colorado. Moments after i snapped this pic, i netted a 16″, 2lb that D-cat hooked and landed…providing a wonderful meal for her family! “Your body is so beautiful just the way it Is. It is a living, breathing Truth of God. Cosmetic […]
pic: my toes graced by Frozen YogaToes® today after my ‘sweltering’ mountain bike ride in 75-degree heat Noble Sangha, gotta hand this foot trick to Sandra Lee who TOTALLY turned me onto this treat-ment! used it again today after my MTB ride in the first SWELTERING HOT spring day here at 6,512′; it was […]
Among my many notes from Naropa University from waaaay back when, i find this hand-scribbled, barely discernible lecture from one of my Tibetan Lama Teachers: “If the mind is not contrived, it is spontaneously blissful, just as water, when not agitated, is by nature transparent and clear.” My Teachers of Meditation would compare the mind […]
Confidence is born from Training.
Though i’ve not sat in a bicycle saddle a FRACTION of the time compared to the mighty warrior brothers tonight? Ilg will be smiling upon my aero bars, hunkered low against Sister Wind, snapping my thighs at the top tube, recollecting my times offering my sweat upon the scared snows while ski racing, snowshoeing, and doing the MULTISPORT DANCE!
Wholeness lives in versatility.
Never count out your ‘lack of specific training’…that’s an illusion of the sport-specific Clans…so predictable in their lack of wholeness, in their lack of trust in It All…
pic: several weeks ago…feeble yogi ilg enjoying a skiers winter life in our precious, heavenly hamlet beneath the sacred peak of Dibé Nitsaa with my live-in Rinpoche; Dewachen Ilg (8). tis a great Medicine Blessing to have nearly died 3x in this one lifetime for rare is the moment – let alone a day – […]
ilg performing Leg Extensions using the Wholistic Fitness® Standard Staccato Technique which really ignites the quads, meanwhile, note the WF technique of not holding onto the machine, which engages the core to stabilize the movement resulting in my maxim; “Less is more…” pic by Mike Powell in my book, The Winter Athlete. WF Strength Training is […]
Don’t be in too much of a hurry to solve all your doubts and problems. As the masters say: “Make haste slowly.” I always tell my students not to have unreasonable expectations, because it takes time for spiritual growth. It takes years to learn Japanese properly or to become a doctor. Can we really expect […]
yup, when it c(om)es to my own paltry road cycling pal mares* THESE GUYS AND GALS are responsible for feeble ilg reaching WAAAAAY down to c(om)e up with the goods to deliver the podium for my teams, my self, and my cycling sangha from Durango…ilg is HONORED to be a part of my h(om)etown’s cycling legacy…ironically? […]