The Art & Science of Origami

I wrote the following post on a personal blog of mine in Spring 2011 in response to a documentary, Between the Folds, by Vanessa Gould.  It has returned as an inspiration source this week, and I thought it could be interesting to repost my initial response and more recent response.  I hope you will take … Continue reading

Study Sessions: Tara Lynch

Mindbodybrew is ultimately about providing a space for written reflection at every step along the yoga path. We hope that by sharing assignments from our Teacher Trainees, we can expand their deep investigation into community-wide dialogue. The following is a piece written by one of our newest, current trainees, Tara Lynch, regarding one of Patanjali’s … Continue reading

Polar Vortexes, Flu, Oh My!

This past week I’ve been in bed battling the flu, one of the worst of the seasonal viral bugs floating around, if you ask me.  Completely unable to really do anything except lay down, sleep, and watch movies like someone was paying me to, I essentially missed out on almost five days of my life. … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Aristotle

“Through discipline comes freedom.” – Aristotle How might you employ precision, direction, details, and discipline as you connect to your work, your relationships, your body and/or your mind? What freedoms can arise from such efforts? Do the words “discipline” and “freedom”, often viewed as opposites, take on different meanings for you when viewed as potential … Continue reading

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    Our founder @taramarieperri is featured in this month’s Retreat issue of DVEIGHT Magazine!  The perfect read for this snowy Sunday morning. 
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#Ruralist: "We’re made up of space, air, fire, water and earth. In the Northeast we experience the seasons with distinction and have an incredible opportunity to observe how the cycles and rhythms of the seasons change both around us and within us. During the winter, the body, like the natural world, is weak from fall’s death cycle and needs winter’s deep rest to reinforce its strength for spring. Winter holds a special opportunity for introspection. Trees and animals are always showing us how to live. In the winter they retreat and hibernate. The cold also encourages us to stay indoors so we can explore the benefits of quiet and stillness—to make time to develop and engage in self-care." - TaraMarie Perri, founder of @perriinstitute (📷 @pbcrosby | interview @jillianschein) Join @luminousarchitecture tonight at 6:30pm in Union Square for this week’s Fall Seasonal Yoga Series. Register on our website.
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