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TeriLeigh & Sandy's writings about yoga, shamanism, energetics, and healing.

Big Ideas Fest – an event to stir Curiosity

“Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English).”
~Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 

As an English teacher, I have a passion for proper grammar, but as a Creative Writer, I also believe in taking creative license to invent language to … Read more ›

10 Sun Bs

Several years ago, one of my favorite teachers, Elizabeth Huntsman, suggested I try doing 10 Sun Salutation Bs, all on one breath movements, without any holding of poses or rests in down dog. She described it as a kick-ass workout. And she was right. I tried it back then, and it did KICK MY ASS! … Read more ›

Yoga & Mirrors

Mirror that shattered onto woman in Portland yoga class spurs $455,000 lawsuit

This image is the result of a tragic incident that occurred at a Portland OR CorePower Yoga studio. (read full story here) 27-year-old Lindsey Eltinge was in savasana when the mirror fell off the wall and shattered on top of her. Her … Read more ›

Spring Fever

As I was trying to sweep out the garage today, I could hear a chorus of birds outside. You know the sound—it’s like they’re excited about something. I paused a moment to enjoy their party. It was absolutely contagious. I couldn’t help but feel the building excitement within myself as well. I’m still smiling … Read more ›

Good vibrations

Experiment with shifting your vibration with a vibration breath exercise. Imagine how you would breathe if you were confident and calm. Practice breathing this way for a few minutes noting the subtle shifts in your energy body. Now imagine how you’d breathe if you were bursting with absolute joy and excitement! Practice breathing that way … Read more ›

Alignment from within

Drishti is Sanskrit for a focused gaze. There is a gazing point for each pose in Hatha Yoga and it is used as a means for developing concentrated intention. This single-focused gaze is part of the eight-limbs of yoga: pratyahara, the fifth limb, which relates to sense withdrawal; and dharana, the sixth limb, relating to … Read more ›

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