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JAWS MEETS YOGI

What do you do when you see a fin coming at you when you are far, far out in the waters trying to catch a big wave? You SWIM!

The other day I was body boarding in Carpinteria. I was quite far out trying to catch the bigger incoming waves. Suddenly two other body boarders (closer to the beach) started shouting. I look to my left and see a FIN coming straight at me in great speed.

IT CAME RIGHT AT ME………FAST………..VERY FAST….

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Discovering the joys of an open minded practice

I love hanging with my sister-in-law. She’s a yogi too.. .and impressive. She can do postures like crow. But our practices didn’t overlap; I was devoted to hot yoga and she to flow and never our paths would cross. When visiting one Christmas, I convinced her to come to a hot class with me. She wrinkled her nose and said, “but they sweat so much and I don’t want anyone sweating on my mat”. I laughed and told her, sincerely, that in nearly twenty years of steady practice, NOBODY had ever sweated within a yard of my mat. I ultimately prevailed and we went to class. “YESSSS,” I thought, “now she will see the error of her flow-yoga ways”. We had an amazing teacher and I eagerly awaited her verdict, which was: “Someone sweated on my mat”.

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