6 Questions :: Tips for Practicing the Art of Attention

[Featured in Pure Green Magazine, June 2015] OVER THE YEARS YOU’VE SPOKEN OPENLY ABOUT THE CHALLENGES YOU FACED WHEN DEALING WITH WHAT YOU DESCRIBED AS “TWO OPPOSING SIDES OF YOURSELF” AND HOW YOGA HELPS TO MARRY THEM FOR YOU. HOW HAS THIS EVOLVED OVER TIME IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE AND TEACHING METHODOLOGIES? I practice apologizing and forgiving a lot. We all forget that beneath our opinions and leanings, we are a force of love. For the moments when we forget, the recalibration of a beautiful apology or moment of forgiveness brings it all back to that love. AS A YOGA TEACHER BASED IN NEW YORK CITY, A PLACE THAT MOST WOULD SEE AS DIFFICULT TO FIND CLARITY AND CALMNESS, HOW DO YOU NAVIGATE THE CITY’S CHAOS WHILE STILL FINDING A WAY TO CONNECT TO YOUR SURROUNDINGS? The city is the best place to practice. The chaos I used to feel was in me; not outside of me. The city gives us the perfect backdrop for locating the quiet within ourselves. CAN YOU TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT PARENTING, AND HOW YOU AIM TO PASS THE WISDOM YOU’VE ACQUIRED ON TO YOUR SON? I lead by example. Just by paying attention […]

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