Headstand

Back in 2009, when I was studying for an undergraduate degree in Biology at Barry University in Miami, I enrolled myself into a yoga class that the school offered in exchange for credit that counted toward graduation requirements. It was my first encounter with yoga; spanning the entire semester, the course opened my eyes to … Continue reading Headstand

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Focus

“Set your Drishti.” This is a peculiar phrase that I have often heard repeated during my more “organized” experiences with yoga. The first few times –when I wasn’t as familiar with the jargon—it often left me puzzled (which isn’t as hard of a thing to do to me sometimes). I, being the writer that I … Continue reading Focus

Down Dog

The interesting thing about surviving long weeks –both mentally and work-related—is that they never actually kill you. You think they will, but they don’t. Yet, they succeed in leaving you thoroughly exhausted, and with no desire –whatsoever—to create or be creative. Now, for some, this may in fact be a non-issue. Those whose responsibilities as … Continue reading Down Dog