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we have been spending a lot of time together
hiking and after a few weeks i dragged her to a yoga class. it is ashtanga influenced \
class and although she hasn’t practiced in years she did very well. she said she learned to breathe from a yoga instructor by the name of
Steve, but she couldn’t remember his last name….

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Wet Lines,  Empty Mind…a mountain yogi’s funny fish tale…

ilg has been steadfastly stalking this huge, beautiful Trout Being for the past several weeks in a not-so-secluded pool just off the Colorado Trail near my childhood home up Junction Creek Canyon, Durango, Colorado. i’ve been in my Zendo, applying not only the mandatory Mantra’s for the safety of any harming ilg might cause, but also the Zen Archery technique to catching (and releasing) this beautiful Trout for weeks…visualizing which fly i’m going use, my approach, what time of the morning, my presentation of cast, the drift, the mend…you know, all the other 10,000 Things which keep fly fisherpeople like ilg awake at night…well, FINALLY, the Universe aligned Herself so this new, old Daddy could combine a training run with yet another ninja assault upon my Present Precious Trout Podium Being…the girls left the house early enough and i was alone!!! so, of course, i picked up a burrito to go and a pear (a pear?) along with my Ilg Supreme from Sunrider Herbs…that’s when the hilariousness of the Divine began…

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…when Joy was teaching yoga to Dewa’s kindergarten class, she asked, “Why is Hearing so important?”

to which one very Bodhisattivic boy replied without hesistation:

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…and, then, upon arriving at the summit?

ilg had Blissfully renounced all such Outer Worldly thoughts, ambitions, and aspirations

and relaxed like a Bear into hibernation

into the Spiritual Realm that outsiders know only as…

Durango, Colorado.

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“i will take care of myself, i will take care of you, we are One!”

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ok at whose Yoga Video TOPS the list of Amazon.com’s offering!

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Precious Giving Teacher Of All Things,

I have noticed that after yoga class sometimes you merge into what sounds like a cascade of chants or mantras or prayers or something…can you tell me more?

For all the decades of your Giving, Loving, and Devotion to dweebs like me trying to move Higher…

your endless student RM

COACH RESPONDS:

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If only ilg had a dime for everytime i get this, “Oh ilg! Man, i only hear GREAT THINGS about your yoga classes, BUT…well, i am SOOOO in flexible, i’m gonna have to wait until i get more flexible before i show up at your class!”…

inwardly whenever i hear that? my mind defaults to two thoughts;

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