Tag Archives: play

bi-coastal movement in october

29 Sep

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much to my own surprise, on the tail end of my summer trip to LA, i decided to take the big plunge and relocate out West.  it is a huge step for me since i’ve been an east coast renegade for the past 10  years.

september brought me back to DC to wrap up loose ends. and in october i’ll be off again (via the road trip of a lifetime) to continue sharing my yoga and coaching goodness with my growing West Coast yoga family.

it is with both excitement and sorrow that i teach my last few yoga classes and see my last few local coaching clients in DC and turn my focus toward new beginnings in LA.

even more than the miles of beautiful beaches and the ridiculous number of granola varieties, it is fantastically refreshing to experience real living in a place i get to choose.  as i told my monday lunchtime yoga class: i love LA and LA loves me, too.

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how play points to purpose

9 Mar

bucky's playground. photo credit: flickr user "Duchamp"[read time: 4 minutes]

years ago when i was in school to become a health counselor, a guest lecturer, Michio Kuchi (macrobiotics expert) stumped the entire audience (500+ individuals) that day when he asked: what do you think you are doing here in this life?  what is the purpose of life?  patiently, he let us guess for a while.  he chuckled, and in his own time, he let us in on his answer: we are here to play.

though i accepted his answer as correct (i mean he is a pretty wise old dude, you know), it wasn’t until earlier this week, Continue reading