Category Archives: Yoga

What’s in a name?

Someone recently apologized to me for calling me “Deb”.  I, for one have never been overly attached to my name, simply because I’ve always disliked it.  “Deb” is what my mother calls me, “Debbie” is my professional name, “Deborah” is on my … Continue reading

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Meditation 101, part 2

I eventually ruled out mindful observation as a gateway to a meditative state.  I also realized that although it would have probably been really beneficial for me to be able to chill out in the midst of chaos…given my current state … Continue reading

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Meditation 101, Part 1

I would never claim to be an expert on meditation and my journey into the practice is one of novice ponderer.  Plus, I am one of those people that must examine all aspects of a new concept before I am truly … Continue reading

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Where do I belong?

I am forever telling all the dance students and actors that I work with to stop trying to fit in.  Embrace all those things that make you unique.  Embrace all those oddities that make you feel uncomfortable in a crowd.  Embrace your foibles … Continue reading

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Mentors are an essential element to anyone’s personal growth.  They are someone with experience who can guide you over new pathways.  They are also the person who encourages you and they are the person that you trust to be honest enough with … Continue reading

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