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Mysore Anxiety

Now that the clock is ticking on my trip to Mysore, I have a case of persistent anxiety about injury.  What if, what if, … I don’t have one of those perfect practices where everything is even and balanced and easy.  My legs turn out so far that I can stand...

Lifting the Haze

Hard to believe that I haven’t posted since the end of April, over a month.  I didn’t really expect my trip to Nancy’s in Maui to be a watershed, but I think it was. When I left, Saisha was still in the shala, Anne’s departure was still fresh,...

Breadcrumbs

I am a little superstitious.  I secretly check my horoscope and I am constantly reading signs into everything.  Breadcrumbs pointing to some future action or consequence. So over the last four weeks I had heard a snippet of an interview with a woman who had written a...

Nancy’s Day Two

So far the trip has been characterized by morning practice and napping. Practice is somehow more relaxed and a little more fluid than at home. Maybe there is less to think about during and after practice. So, all you think about is practice. Napping well is just that...

Aloha

Made it to Maui after a tense ordeal at SFO and a 2 hour plus delay while United replaced the A/C on the plane. The weather is fine. It rained steadily this morning, but the sky has cleared and the weather is warm and moist. Just what I was hoping for, something to...