Flexibility, strength, and balance–these are the pillars for healthy aging. At 55 I attempt to incorporate these three pillars daily and target each specifically several times per week. In this yoga sequence, poses are held between 2-3 minutes. In between poses, there are brief reset movements to floss joints and settle attention. We aim to… Continue reading Yoga for Shoulders, Chest and Back
We spent the afternoon picnicking at Maurice Gibbs Park in Miami Beach. As we left, Maribel took this snapshot of David, my oldest son, carrying me. As he held me, I felt his strength and most of all his love. In the smiles there’s a bit of awareness of the passing of time, an acknowledgment… Continue reading A Joyful Reminder
Happy Hips and Lower Back Hi everyone. I hope that as you read this post, you’re feeling well. The following sequence was our Monday, January 10 yoga class. I took these pictures planning the class but failed to add the pigeon to wide angle forward fold sequence toward the middle of the class. (I got… Continue reading Happy Hips and Lower Back
We were leaving the park after a wonderful afternoon of catching up with friends and spotted this Macaw and child enjoying themselves. We all want the same things: We all want to be free.
Yesterday I cleaned our front door. It’s a beautiful hardwood door. I had not oiled it in some time. As I removed the dirt and began the apply the oil, I realized how important it is to take time to cleanse the residue of experiences that may cloud our view of life. Doing so doesn’t… Continue reading Practicing Gratitude
Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again.… Continue reading Falling Apart & Coming Together
I hope this message finds you well. It’s Sunday morning and Maribel and I are getting ready to take some food for one of our kids who came down with COVID. Thankfully they are doing well and the worst of their symptoms have subsided. I mention this because as we look at the upcoming months,… Continue reading Meditation Course in January
Hi everybody. Please join me this Tuesday, November 9 for a four-week introduction to mindfulness training class. This is the second offering of this class and we are excited to share it with you. Mindfulness meditation has many benefits. These include greater resilience, less reactivity to the things that press your buttons, and and overall… Continue reading Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
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