You Say You Want a Revolution

Peaceful warriors

Driving down Martin Luther King Way on my way to downtown Oakland today I passed a mile of fresh graffiti under the highway. One pillar had “All cops are bastards,” sprayed on it. Windows on two businesses were boarded up, their fronts painted with “Forgive yourself,” and I still cannot tell who wrote those words, …

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HuffPo| Secrets of Yoga Teacher Training: Speaking Our Truths

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Read the full piece by Jenine Durland on the Huffington Post here. Excerpt: It is day three of Pete Guinosso’s Lighting the Path Yoga Teacher Training, and already my entire idea of what a teacher training entails has been flipped on its head and expanded into every recess of the heart. After exercises around intentions, …

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Elephant Journal: Healing Anxiety or a Broken Heart, the Tools are the Same

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To read article on Elephant Journal, click here. – We are lying in savasana—corpse pose—legs splayed wide, arms flopped down, palms facing the sky, and I close my eyes. My friend is beside me; my yoga teacher has come to crouch at my head. “Do something for me,” Pete says, pausing with his hands on …

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Write What You Love #1

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The ask: Can you write about what you love? #1 Animal, Vegetable, Mineral… Planting I am in love with this crazy beautiful thing called life. This spring I started my first vegetable garden. I was lucky to have a planter box ready, full of loose earth and weeds that offered so little resistance. In my …

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