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The average human breathes 13-15 times a minute or 21,000-21600 times in a 24 hour day. 21,600 breaths per day = 7,884,000 breaths per year 7,884,000 breaths per year = 946,080,000 breaths in 120 years or the life span of a healthy human according to yogic texts. The yogi measures a life not by years but rather by the number of breaths one is allotted to each lifetime.Logic suggests then…

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In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna lays out a plan for Arjuna which begins with the instruction to “find his dharma”, or true purpose. On the way to his dharma,  Arjuni , a highly skilled warrior, found himself on a battlefield , prepared for battle.   Facing him was an army of opponents including  family, friends, loved ones, and others that he cared for.  And, of course, the enemy.   Finding our…

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I just love this picture of Krishna. I yearn to sit under a tree, play some music, and have that wonderful backdrop of mountains behind me. My preference would be the harp though…..I don’t have the right stuff for the ‘wind’ instruments! Picture found at: http://www.roerich.org/collections.html Tonite I have my ‘beginner’s’ class once again and my intention is to lead them in a sweet, gentle vinyasa to “Awaken the Spine”.…

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Greetings to all! I’ve been wanting to begin a blog and it seems like today is the day. The time is 1:38pm on Sunday, February 18 and it’s Chinese New Year…..an auspicious time for beginnings. I am calling this blog, The Teacher’s Diary and it’s my intention to share with you some of what I’ve learned (and continue to learn) as a yoga teacher. There’s a fine line between being…

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