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Friday, February 11th, 2011

Acceptance and grief: letting go to the present moment

I have a very vulnerable, open heart this week. A week ago Thursday I got news of an upcoming change which at the outset seemed so trivial. All the more reason why I was so caught off guard when I felt emotion welling up inside me. My first reaction was to contain at all cost. […]

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Extension: an elegant solution

Thump thump thump… The sound of my various boney protusions hitting the mat, not the recognizably smooth, swoshing sound when extending through a roll. More practice, rich learning. still in awe of the simple elegance found in the practice of extension.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

My first Aikido post

ironic that I’m journaling for the first time about my aikido experience just weeks away from my first year anniversary of joining the Dojo. It’s been a rich learning filled year. Deep belly breathing has been my main focus of late. Numerous times every hour of the day, I notice myself holding my breath away […]