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Attending Sunday Service: First Chair at Purgatory. Our Reverend Father Bluebird Sky and Fresh Snow Mother Earth. Hallowed be Their Grace… Blessed Be Thy Sacred Sweat! Feeble ilg reckons that i had to learn what it takes to become an author of several (non-self published, but real) books, so too must a skier, runner, dancer, […]

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Many students have asked me about my Traditional Opening Prayer…it is beyond Sacred and should not be recited without my head nod due to Lineage implications…however, for your OWN PERSONAL SADHANA, here you go, again, never recite this most precious Prayer from the Ancestors without contacting me first because, as Rinpoche says, “Each time we […]

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1921 Native American Guru; Dr. Eastman – a pioneer of Wholistic Fitness®

“…most civilizations die of a nerve collapse, because they have shut the fresh air out… because they have tried to hover the little ones, to harness them up and pin them down … they have no freedom. The very thing on which we and all things live. You have prejudiced him against all that. You have prejudiced his soul against god.” -“Health Benefits to Children From Contact with the Outdoors and Nature.” (1921)

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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 […]

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Oh yeah baby….
my Winter Warrior 10k Snowshoe Race…”Where ANYTHING can happen, baby!!”
enjoy the footage and THANK YOU 4 Corners TV!!!

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yeah, my kids are using ‘real’ yoga mats like the ones my ‘peer’ teachers and their mass of rich, white adult students are using a few mountain passes away at the Telluride Yoga Festival…nope, we hand cut these Emergency Material pads from a hardware store….wanna help get my Rez Kidz some REAL YOGA mats? contact me at: steve@wholisticfitness.com

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feeble ilg inwardly laughs when people say that i am ‘good at so many things.’

for, to me? it’s the very fact that i suck at so many things which has kept me motivated to keep exploring, finding and cultivating my myriad weak links and fragile confidences.

another Medicine Blessing of the Wholistic Fitness® lifestyle; we release Attachment to what we are “good” at and take great, lifelong joy at gardening the gravity of our weaknesses. not a common trait inherent to today’s modern fitness methods, is it?

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We are human. We are upright. We are beautifully, uniquely our own Self. We are meant to fail at any given turn for that is how we Rise Higher. Take the time to understand our voluntary athletic suffering and we may be able to contemplate and amplify our Higher spiritual intentions to become better in the process and in turn understand our Wholeness; become our own medicine man.

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