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Yoga: 7 Poses To Relieve Sciatic Pain

Oh dear! I can’t move! Every single little movement feels like hell!

Woke up with a sharp pain and cannot move?

sciatic

sciatic

This has happened to me at least 3 times in my life.

Chances are the sciatic nerve is involved.

Because it is the LARGEST single nerve in the human body and,

It runs from each side of the lower spine (the lumbar and sacrum) through deep into the buttocks and then into the back of the thigh… And… then into the leg and foot muscles.

Sciatic Nerve

Sciatic Nerve

What Causes Sciatic and Leg Pain?

If a nerve is compressed and it touches the sciatic nerve you will feel it.… Read the rest

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Yoga: The Most Important Question Is

Why is the woman birthing, the poet writing,

the dancer dancing, the painter painting,

the worker working.

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My latest work of paint “La Bola Azul”

THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION IS

What is it that moves the pen?

animates the body, keeps the galaxies floating, makes me a cup of tea,

glares onto the stars, gets lost in thought and snaps out of it, and,

more importantly, what is it that travels in space through warm holes?

Black Hole

 

THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION IS

Who am I?

Why am I here?

What did I do?

Where’s my head?

Did I really do THAT?… Read the rest

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Yoga: How Do You Slow Down?

A huge ray of light hit the building at 3:00 AM and the tropical storm woke me up.  No sense in going back to bed.

Thunder

I am writing now with my father’s Parker. A beauty.

But a slow beauty.   The thing moves alongside the page very slowly, ink flowing down into the paper, word by word.

Sometimes I can anticipate a sentence, but most of the time we are in a word-by-word basis, she and me. If I rush it all becomes illegible, a garabato, a mess.

My father's pen

My father’s pen

My mind is not Okay with this.

She is used to the rush, the quick email, the 9 to 5 and the 24/7 and the 7/11.  … Read the rest

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Yoga Anatomy: David Keil Review

Reviewing David Keil… Quite a pleasure

Great DVD

The First DVD

I found First DVD very informative and an in-depth resource for any practitioner or teacher that would like to dig deeper into what is happening inside the body.

Anatomy –the subject- is dry by itself but David manages to make it pleasant and interesting.

In my first impresion and doing what nobody should ever do, which is judging by the cover, I thougth that the DVD would be full of jokes, but it was not, it is very serious, and only has the ocassional touch.

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Yoga: Four Ways To Unveil The Truth

We are all one, we just have different accents.

Unveil the Truth

Unveil the Truth

But I realize understanding we are all one is not easy.  We are pre-programmed to think I am am me and you are you.

No such thing I’m afraid, not when we are able to unveil the truth

Have I? NO, no way, my veil seems tight and needs some grease and grace to open up.  I am as blind as I am willing to open the divine veil so I can see clear now.

The rain is gone.

Here are ten ways to unveil the truth:

1. – Awake to the Certainty that We Are All ONE

You are the one, and so am I.… Read the rest

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