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this is more than my boss…
this is my dharma brother, baby!
over the past year of teaching HP Yoga™ at Chris Wherry’s training facility here in Durango, Chris has only missed 2 classes…feeble ilg is HONORED to Serve for Noble National Champion, CW!

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Tribal Kiva Talk Recording: “WF Cardio”

Our second 2011 Kiva Talk for WF Members explored the second Noble Fitness Discipline of WF: Cardio Training! If you missed the call, you can listen to the recording here.

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Shishya PY; Turquoise Mountain Race Report: 2/20/2011

There is a saying…”Judge not a Teacher save by the nobility of his or her Students…” Ready to be inspired once again by one of your fellow Wholistic Fitness™ Warriors? Maybe next February, YOU could do what it takes to yogi squat on the summit of this Sacred Pilgrimage of Wholistic Fitness™…. WF Shishya PY halfway through her recent solo 75-kilometer, 4-sport Sacred Pilgrimage at the one and only; Mt. Taylor Winter Quadrathlon…here is her own Race Report…buckle up! photo courtesy of Julie “PY” Mueller. Coming up next; my own Race Report!

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(all access special!)  2011 Winter Warrior Results, Saturday, February 12

i received SOOOOO much more than the admittedly high effort i put in to produce Durango’s first annual snowshoe race, the Winter Warrior 10k which took place today under the most unbelievably, jaw-dropping, sattvic conditions any new Race Director could have dreamed.

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Race Report:  “retro ilg” ties for 1st Place at Wooden Ski Classic!

…skiing first into the Start/Finish area where i had to answer two mandatory Trivia Questions…i got one, failed the next. off to the Penalty Loop area. During the Penalty ski, i crushed the Loop reflecting back on consecutive Teacher Report Card inputs from my chi-ldhood which ALWAYS – for years – expressed the same observation:

“Steven is a very bright child. He consistently demonstrates a remarkably agile and creative mind yet is failing because he is simply not applying himself to the lessons.”

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Race Report:  Ilg scores second Overall Podium of 2011 at Langlauf!

Pratyahara Time; i was isolated in 3rd place overall. it was windy and snowing. legs and lungs felt seared like chunks of ahi tuna at sushi happy hour. time to hit the ‘force quit’ button on egoic chattering… it was time for yoga; time to bathe within the holy waters of nordic endurance sweat. so, i began to revolve my mental waves like a lazy susan around the only things that mattered most if i wanted to climb onto my second Overall Podium in the young year of 2011… Here is what i focused on…

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Final Race Report: The Tour De Ski – 2011

so santoshic was my demeanor during my Pre-Race Ritual which included EMR and a version of Wing’d Angel, that i was nearly late to catch a carpool with Noble Warrior Andrew Ferguson (who would finish 6th overall) and Miles Venzara (4th overall). on the 20 minute ride up to the venue, we chatted effortlessly about things like wax of the day, recent ‘gossip’ among the local nordic world of Durango, and generally i bathed in the sacred waters of being friends with such High Mountain Yogis as Andrew and Miles. deeper within, however, i wore a face of concern as does any New Daddy toeing a Start Line….let alone a Nordic Marathon reputed to be among the world’s toughest…

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ic

“nothing but myself, absolute silence, breath, spine straight…”

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