Category Archives: Back fence

General miscellaneous conversation that you would have over the back fence or after yoga class with your friends and neighbors

Lymphatic system

Our practice on Tues July 11, was one that focused on lymphatic drainage. We learned a self-massage technique in the neck area and then did plenty of long-held inverted postures. Since we don’t have a video of Shelly teaching this … Continue reading

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Come as you are

A few weeks ago I watched the broadcast of the 2nd annual Accessible Yoga Conference. One of the presenters was Dianne Bondy She’s very passionate about bringing yoga to communities that don’t fit the common yoga population. This quote comes … Continue reading

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Quote from Class

A quote by Sally Kempton, shared in class in February. By improving your ability to fully receive, you will come to notice how many gifts are being offered to you at every moment. The wind in the trees, a stranger’s … Continue reading

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2017 at Rexburg Yoga

We will take the theme for our classes this year from this quote by Joel Kramer: Yoga is a living process. The heart of Yoga does not lie in visible attainments; it lies in learning about how universal patterns express … Continue reading

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Dotti, a horse, and a video camera

One of our long-time friends and yoga students participated in a television commercial for Blue Cross Blue Shield. The great shots don’t give the true picture of the many hours riding back and forth by the river on a horse … Continue reading

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Chanting Practice

For those gathering for chanting practice, here’s the “homework” to prepare for the first few meetings. First is an essay I prepared recently: Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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Breakfast Cookie recipe

We had a quick surprise graduation party for Shelly who graduated from Massage Therapy school this week. Breakfast cookies were on the menu, so here’s the recipe. And congratulations to Shelly for her accomplishment. Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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Global Legacy of Yoga

A student shared this NPR story after class today, and here is the link for those interested. The Global Legacy of Yoga The legacy of Indian yoga master, B.K.S Iyengar, and his influence on yoga in the Western world. Share … Continue reading

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Saying the graceful thing to those suffering

Here is some instruction about a general principle of how to know the right kind of response when others are suffering. I am copying the whole story and giving the link from whence it came. Illustration by Wes Bausmith / … Continue reading

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Quote by Pandit Rajmani Taigunait

Pandit Rajmani Taigunait is the spiritual leader of the Himalayan Institute. He says, “According to the Yoga Sutra, only a practice that helps us understand the unique privileges inherent in our body, breath, and mind qualifies as a yoga practice. … Continue reading

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