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for the first spring in a while, ilg did not c(om)pete in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – one of my Three Sacred Race Pilgrimages of Wholistic Fitness®* see, my lil brother was gettin’ hitched in Albuquerque (yeah, the Duke City) and so that glorious event put a kibosh on my usual Iron Horse Pilgrimage in which i’d […]

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…mind unruffled
shaking distractions away
like the wind-god
scatters a few
forest leaves.

– Kottitha
(written a few thousand years ago)

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 pic:  Dewachen Ilg dancing up Mr. Breezy (5.5) and making it look easy.   Penitenté Canyon, Saturday.  pic by  Sandra Lee. “Stress, anxiety, injury, mood-swings are re-Minders that you are in need of yoga. Noticeable tightness – physical or mental – us the body shouting for release. Do yoga. Dance. Ski. Climb some rocks. Thrown the […]

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pic;  your feeble teacher of no-thing in some inverted Garudasana inversion during personal Practice.   So, i’m teaching my High Performance Yoga® Slow Flow class this morning, right? There’s one of two guys in class. He’s kinda doing his own thing, not letting me adjust his postures. During the strength sequences he starts mouth breathing […]

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Changing It Up:  From Winter to Summer Racing…a Wholistic Perspective…

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…

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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 […]

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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? […]

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  Feeble ilg; grateful chi-ld of the Uni-Verse…each Sacred Sweat upon Mother Earth, beneath Father Sky is another unique PrayerDance of humility and awe at It All. pic: Yesterday’s run among New Mexico’s arroyos, sandstone domes, and red spires. Blessed Be Your Contribution to the One-Poem (Uni-Verse).

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