Time on the Cape

After a week in Boston it is marvelous to have time on Cape Cod. it is sometimes dreary, yet even the grey feels nourishing.
The light on the water, the spring winds on the dunes and the budding oak and maple leaves give much sign of promise.
I am getting my prana back after 8 days in Cambridge, doing supported backbends and long meditations. Nothing works better!


Don’t Hold Your Breath

Don’t Hold Your Breath

You don’t have to do yoga to know that you should not “hold your breath”. Yet in order to make it through a topsy turvy time it is common for people to do just this. When we say “holding your breath” we do not simply mean not inhaling. Of course, people rarely “hold their breath” for without breath there is no life and by way of a long held breath, you might end up passed out on the carpet! It is more common for people to constrict their blood vessels, clench their nerves or tighten their sphincters in order to get by.

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