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July 2021

Happy 4th of July, 2021 Dear Friends and Students, I am so happy to be writing knowing that most of us have emerged from our Covid cocoon, and are roaming comparatively freely once again. We decided, as did most of our friends and family, to be vaccinated as soon as we could, and have felt [...]

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March 2021

From the midst of a very dark time there is renewed light! It’s a new year, a new day and what a difference a day can make. The day I’m speaking of is January 21, the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris almost two months ago. My first feelings from watching the [...]

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Dear Ones, Summer is here and it’s heating up on a number of levels. When it is 100 degrees in the Arctic, and the permafrost is melting before our very eyes, it is another huge wake up call for serious climate action. In many states, Covid19 is dangerously on the rise due to many not wearing [...]

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2019 Summer Newsflash!

Welcome to what I sincerely hope is a joy filled summer. Perhaps you are wisely doing some supported Downward Facing Dogs to help you through these Dog Days of Summer!  Our Pitta dosha (think fiery energy) is aggravated by excess heat and we want to calm and quiet the nervous system through more cooling poses, [...]

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Spring 2019

I’m quite sure I’m not the only one looking forward to Spring! It’s been a cold, wet, snowy winter and am looking forward to getting back on my bike and in my kayak. We’ve had some spotting of eagles in Oxford recently, and I hear we’ve even had a couple of early Osprey sightings. I [...]

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Hello again, dear friends!

I’ve always loved Fall’s amazing display of transformation. From the lush green shades of Summer, we are transported to the radiant red, gold, orange, yellow and brown hues that mark yet another season of life. Watch the trees effortlessly let go of their leaves and seeds to nurture the earth for new life in the [...]

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I write this on the first morning of 2017, waking up early and surprisingly optimistic in the face of so many troubling and destructive events that are now present in our country and world. Entering the sacred space of my meditation seat, I welcomed in the energies that would serve me best in the new [...]

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Warm Summer 2016 greetings!

My two week sojourn on the midcoast of Maine is drawing to a close. As I look out from my cabin porch into the vastness of sea and sky, I am filled with as much awe and gratitude as I was in 1996 when I first started coming to Greenwoods. Though I haven’t returned each [...]

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Dear Students and Friends, I hope this finds you healthy and happy this holiday season, and enjoying your yoga practice which certainly helps us remain healthy and happy as the years pass. I’m seeing that very clearly, as I recently celebrated my 71st birthday, and also welcomed our seventh grandchild into the world! The holiday [...]

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Summer 2015 is Flying By!

Dear Friends and Students, Well, we seemed to have the Winter that would never end, and tho Spring was late, it was more than welcome, and now the heat and humidity of Summer is upon us.  I’ll happily take it!  I hope this finds you having summer adventures and/or some great relaxing beach time or [...]

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