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Hip Yoga: Wild Thing, the Hard Way

In an inverted backbend, aka "wild thing."

I’ve been avoiding writing this post because I know other people have written about the same pose relatively recently. I’ve been avoiding writing this post because, when it comes to this pose, I’m not sure I’m qualified to explain. Then

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Teacher Secrets 19

Yes, I confiscated your phone just because you were using it to play Justin Bieber.

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Unwisely: Part 11

Another story continuation. Trigger warnings for relationship abuse and self-harm. I was undressing. I had taken my shirt off and was staring at the bruise on my left shoulder. It was blue at the center, fading to green and then

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Unwisely: Part 9

Yet another story continuation. Trigger warnings for relationship abuse and self harm. I want to say we didn’t ignore it. And technically, we didn’t. The first time we talked in person again, after that class, I said, “One good reason.”

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Teacher Secrets 9

I am walking away from you because I’m supposed to look serious. But I’m trying not to smile.

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Teacher Secrets 8

Getting out of the work is more work than is doing the work. You will understand this some day. Possibly in summer school.

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What I’m Not Telling

What I am telling is a story about physical abuse (also a TW for self-harm though I’m not yet at the explicit part of the story). I am telling this because it’s a story about domestic violence, yes. But I’m

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