true power is living the realization that you are your own healer, hero, and leader ~ young pueblo  


“Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free” Leonard Cohen


Yoga class closing piece I wrote which is inspired by JP Harvey song. Fall triumphed my doorsteps Above the oak tree From its golden redhead Down, down, down towards the earth Praying, for summer To go in dorm for nine months rest Yet, to leave room for winter And then spring and its bright colors For me to plant a rose Underneath the oak grove, Grow, grow, grow And fall to come back Above the twisted oak grove With its divine scarlet colors And here is the song which inspired me! Enjoy  

In the Desert

In the Desert By Stephen Crane In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, “Is it good, friend?” “It is bitter—bitter,” he answered; “But I like it “Because it is bitter, “And because it is my heart.” I read a lot of analysis of this poem. Usually desert and heart referred as metaphors which I will not contest. However, I think message is much simpler in this poem. Creature and narrator are the same,… Read More

Early Morning Yoga Thoughts

Fighting against others is easy; fighting against your-self is hard. You lose either way. Why not just love yourself and others: then you both win