Posts by leslieabram


Last weekend I went to an amazing Arm Balances and Inversions workshop.  I love playing around with “circus tricks” as I call them- it’s fun!  I was excited to learn something new. Funny enough, the day before the workshop I suffered a little crisis of confidence.   Thoughts running through my head went something like this: “Handstand!  I’ll never be able to do it!  I will have to just sit there and...

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Those were the words that I kept telling myself in the beginning when the dark clouds would take over my day. Starting with an irrational thought that would slowly chew away leading to those dreaded feelings of sadness and eventually ending with me not being able to function like we think adults should. At first, it was fairly easy to turn what I thought was a bad day around. To do something that made me feel better. Call a friend, do...

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The First Yama: Ahimsa The ancient philosophical texts  The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali constitute the foundations of yoga.  The sutras cover what is known as the ‘Eight Limbs of Yoga’ – each limb is an aspect of the path of yoga, and offers us guidance within our practice, both on and off the mat. The first limb of yoga is the ‘Yamas’; moral values – the guide to how we can best act towards ourselves, and the world around us....

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Life is Like a Camera

Life is Like a Camera


Posted By on Oct 24, 2017

Here’s a little quote our friend Jana shared with me: “Life is like a camera Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, Develop from the negatives, and if things don’t work out, Just take another shot.” Three years ago I retired from my “day job” as an elementary school teacher to pursue another passion- nature photography.  In my new found free time after retirement I charged...

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Take your time and get to know yourself with Yin and Restorative Yoga Practice. If you are very busy and active in your mind and in your body, Yin or Restorative Yoga may be just what you need to begin to strike a much needed balance in your life.   The added time in each pose is what makes the difference. Yin and Restorative Yoga will provide us with ample periods of stillness during which we can start to pay attention to what is...

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