The Dreaded Scale

Every week we have people step on the scale at our little gym and check their progress. This moment is often dreaded. The scale does not lie. However, it is often misleading. Here’s what we have seen. People often who go on diets and lose a lot of weight quickly,  gain it back, and then become… Continue reading The Dreaded Scale

Six Months

The source of my breath–pathway through fear revealing the courage to share myself, to let that which is centered, whole & free find its way in my body, mind & speech–Sitting still among the jagged rocks of senseless chatter and stimulation, finding a gentle smile of deep acceptance, love & joy–Letting go of the weight that hinders movement & soul–Stretching up and down & all… Continue reading Six Months

Take up your practice.

I’m in a small room with no windows with a group of stressed out students writing an in-class essay. I write this short reflection as my way to be in solidarity with them, to do what they are doing. I look to the room in front of me and can only wonder how some may… Continue reading Take up your practice.

Categorized as Mind, Yoga

Lessons learned.

The past couple of weeks have been busy for Maribel and me at Miami Firm Body. We’ve been teaching workshops, boot camps, and yoga classes–enjoying every bit of contact with you–all along wondering how our work can be of benefit. In this process we are learning a lot. Here are some things you have taught… Continue reading Lessons learned.


Life's enjoyment

Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. A couple of days ago I sat at an office party and without any prompting someone came up to me and told me that carbs are an essential part of a healthy diet. They had peaked at my plate and spotted lots of greens,… Continue reading Belief.