it has been difficult for me to authentically connect all the dots that felicia has been drawing. i’m calm, because i know it will happen, but i am a little embarrassed about it as well. being present in the body. connecting breath to movement. knowing the asanas. meditation. catering to the person in the room…Read more teaching yoga with an antiracist lense
it seemed like an impossible challenge, to be asked to create, practice, and teach a yoga series. it was easy to start, the beginning i knew. it was difficult to pin down the transition between the different portions of the class. i skipped ahead and finished the class. i knew that i had holes and knew that…Read more composing a yoga class
how important that was! spending time with each other. listening with intention. receiving with pleasure. giving the time to each one of us. i’m touched by the personal stories people chose to share. and the importance attributed to these connections thank you everyone.
just elected donald trump. i’m really feeling the feelings. the legacy of the whiteness that was created to protect me. to lift me up. to hold others down. using this legacy to undo the advantaged i have and the legalization of racial injustices is crucial to me. it’s numbing that others that look like me…Read more white america
this was hard for me. i wasn’t very good at it. here’s my first draft. i’m excited to reflect on it, rewrite it and be present with the emotions that it brings up. Darling friends, humins, loved ones, Thank you. In this year of 2016, the number 9 vibrates. The number 9 indicating the end,…Read more writing an obituary
slowly, with intention, rubbing the peppermint oil between my hands, felicia encourages us to slow down, to be with the oil, to remember what we are doing, why we are doing it, and then allow ourselves to experience the moment with that intention. as i breathe in the oil, my back straightens, my spine elongates,…Read more peppermint
Having pretty much no background in yoga when Felicia mentioned the yoga sutras, I got nervous. I didn’t know what they were and how they related to yoga and if they were going to feel applicable to me or what. My group of 4 people read through a sutra which is one sentence translated from…Read more the yoga sutras