yoga

Strength Versus Strain

I recently read (and recommend) “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine” by Alan Lightman, a theoretical astrophysicist. His book …

MAKE SPACE

Confession: I am a list person. A writer of goals. A keeper of resolutions. I have monthly and yearly plans …

Embodiment: You Are Here

You know those large, illuminated maps in shopping malls, the ones bearing a big red dot with the words, YOU …

Feeling It

Americans have a funny relationship with time. We don’t necessarily honor it—we manage it. We read countless books and attend …

A Good Struggle

I’ve often wondered how Odysseus spent his days after returning home. Once the euphoria of resting in bed, embracing his …

Earthly Pleasures

I sing the Body electric; The armies of those I love engirth me, and I engirth them; They will not …

Bird’s Eye View

Last night, with my forehead pressed down onto a foam block, my knees tucked tight against the backs of my …

Turning Doughnuts

A sunny, temperate April day in Seattle is a rare thing—so much so, that I ditched yoga in favor of …