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Todays class cancelled!

Today’s 7:45pm class with Priscilla is cancelled — we apologize for any inconvenience. Meet us tomorrow for yoga at noon!

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Break on Through

Break on Through

            “A breakthrough is available to you in class today,” Ana Forrest will often say at the beginning of a workshop.  Breakthrough?  The uninitiated will look around wondering what the hell she means.  Those who have walked this path with Ana before […]

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Windhorse: Perspectives Pt 2

Windhorse: Perspectives Pt 2

On the first day of practice at Windhorse Conference, Chief Alex Turtle made an analogy about the healing of our culture.  He said that we have “too many doors” and that is why we have so much trouble healing our psychological and energetic wounds.  With so many […]

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Windhorse: Perspectives Pt 1

Windhorse: Perspectives Pt 1

It is almost a month after the Windhorse conference and after much self-reflection, we are prepared to offer some insights, perspectives and photos!  Like many significant events, Windhorse was a smorgasbord of emotion, and it has taken some time to reduce the emotional impact into poignant, literate […]

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Windhorse: Preamble

Windhorse: Preamble

Yesterday, at 3 o’clock Mountain Standard Time, I touched down in Denver on the first leg of my surge towards Granby, CO for the first ever Windhorse Conference.  For the next several hours, from all the four directions, from many continents, the Forrest Yogis will seep towards […]

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August Subs & Cancellations

Due to Anna and Leah rocking it out Forrest-style at  WIND HORSE, the first-ever Forrest Yoga Conference up in the Rocky Mountains this weekend, the following is happening: Sunday, August 19th Forrest Yoga will be taught by Renuka Ponnaluri, whose favorite request in my classes are “abs”, […]

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The Best

The Best

Tonight the Olympics begin in London, WHOOO HOO!!!!  As Americans, this is our chance to unite behind ONE team, our team, in every sport and cheer as a nation.  And, no offense, but our nation is awesome.  America has won more medals than any other country that […]

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Move It or Lose It

Move It or Lose It

  Ponder over these two scenarios with me.   1)  Opportunity, a traveling salesman who persists in peddling via the “door-to-door” method, comes knocking one day while you are at the dentist.  Alas, you miss Opportunity, and the neighbor lady, who is near-sighted and rarely leaves home, […]

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Breathwork for Astronauts

Breathwork for Astronauts

The first time I learned how to breathe was many years ago, in a delivery room, surrounded by some very anxious people.  My parents—who had only just become parents—had to watch the obstetrician remove me from the womb with a suction-cup device that would leave me with a […]

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Gratitude As Asana

Gratitude As Asana

I was walking down one of the back staircases in the Merchandise Mart this week, and while there’s nothing especially unusual about that, on this particular day, I noticed something unusual.  I felt the activation of my inner-leg line as my foot reached for the next step.  […]

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