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Yoga Month, Yoga Wisdom — Touching

The third thing yoga taught me was that it’s okay to touch myself. I don’t mean like masturbation, though that’s all fine and good too. (Though it should probably be reserved for a home practice rather than at a studio

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Yoga Pants All the Time

Woman in crow pose, i.e., squatting and balanced on her hands.

For even before starters — Within the bounds of municipal legalities, people get to wear what they want. In fact, I suppose, even outside the bounds of legalities, people get to wear what they want so long as they are

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Walk Myself Thin

I’m standing in the exercise and fitness section of my local used book store, browsing the titles on running and anything else that might be of interest. I’m specifically looking for Born to Run, anything else on barefoot running, or

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I think it’s my soleus.

Gray's Anatomy drawing of posterior of lower leg, including the soleus muscle.

This is one of those stories where someone — lots of someones, actually — told me I couldn’t do something — in this case, a standing split balance pose — and then I went ahead and did it anyway. This

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