Sun Salutation

I recently asked my students: If you were to draw the sun, what would it look like?  Most people answered that they would draw a circle with some indication of sunrays to represent the sun.  We looked at sun representations from various peoples: Japan, Tibetan, Mayan and Native American.  All images had a circle center … Continue reading

Bodhi

Following the cow post a few weeks ago, I began to write this piece with my mind on a special dog.  He had incredible black and white cow-like markings, and he was an important animal teacher of mine.  Bodhi was a gift.  He was named after Bodhisattva, which essentially means enlightened being.  Bodhi-the-dog was just … Continue reading

The Cow, Revealed!

Spoiler Alert: below is the visual puzzle solution from three weeks ago. Did you see the cow in the image above? I have enjoyed many conversations with those of you who have seen it and those who are fluctuating between curiosity and frustration in your search.  Leah, our marketing intern, finally said to me last … Continue reading

Serendipity, Take II

As I left the last in a series of “first” yoga classes taught by my fellow Mind Body Dancer trainees and took my seat on the subway home, I found myself falling right into a subtly profound moment. Seeing that a seat had opened up as I stepped onto the train, I set down my … Continue reading

Seeing the Cow

This is a picture of a cow.  Really!  Can you see it? I have had this visual puzzle, photocopied on a scrap of paper and entitled Mysterious Figure, in my files for years now. While I cannot remember how I came upon it, I vividly remember my struggle to see the cow. I would return … Continue reading

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    Our Yoga Pedagogy students are headed upstate for a weekend retreat in Callicoon, NY! Repost @taramarieperri
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See you soon, Callicoon! @perriinstitute Yoga Pedagogy students are returning this weekend for Spring study and retreat. I'll be taking them on some adventures in my upstate happy home. Thanks for hosting them last time,@callicoontrading! This time they're camping out with the beautiful weather ahead! @maisonbergogne @neststore @mayerwasner @onegrandbooks @thelaundrette @northbranchinn @adelladoricafe @callicoonwinemerchant @beachlakebakery @callicoonfarmersmarket #sangha #countryliving #doingthesplit #yoga #ayurveda #perriinstitute #sullivancounty Repost @taramarieperri || Table set and ready for upstate Women's Work: Winter Series. Tonight we begin our session with the traditional sadhanas of making ghee and grinding spices. #winter #womenswork #ayurveda #sadhana #earth #practice #ancientwisdom #divinefeminine
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