Category: Yoga and Community

What is Family?

Christina Souza Ma
I was really moved to write this as it has been on my mind lately since I have been working with my 91-year-old uncle. Funny how I have had many interesting comments since taking him under my care. “Is he your father’s brother?” “Is he your mother’s brother?” No he is neither, he is actually my father’s cousin by adoption. (more…)
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Meditate…oh sure

Francesca Silva
Stop the planet, I want to get off! Well, not really – I’m kind of enjoying myself at the moment, even though I feel like I’m caught in a vortex and would appreciate having a bit of time to come up for air… My sister is visiting and we’re having a lovely time catching up on our lives and spending quality time with Mumsie, who’s absolutely thrilled to have her two...
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Magical Medical Tour: MIND. YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Glenn Wollman
During a recent trip visiting my family, I had the opportunity to observe an interesting juxtaposition between the mind of my 92-year old father(a former educator), who is losing many of his mental capacities, and my nine-year old nephew (diagnosed with autism and delayed development), who is succeeding in his efforts to gain mental capacities. Throughout my life I have appreciated the vast diversity of minds. During my medical school...

Balancing with the Hopping Bunny

Christina Souza Ma
Hippity hopping through the beginning of this year of the Rabbit. I feel like I have been hangin’ on to one of the bunny’s ears as it flops around during the bouncing. Wheeee. Whoooaaaw. The universe has had so many of us whirling with the winds because our beautiful planet is in such a state of change and shifts. (more…)