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Finding Your Thing

By Michelle Azar

January 31, 2013 | 10:27 am

Whenever I do live theatre, I always wonder… Why in the world would I choose a job which asks me to shove new and oft complicated words into my already overworked brain, make them sound... read on

  • Showing Up

    By Michelle Azar

    December 21, 2012 | 11:43 am

    Mine was a messy practice this morning. And I’m not being hard on myself. I rushed through the standing postures, barely breathing the full 5 counts, just dying to get to the seated stuff, only to find the same issue at hand once landing my bum on the mat (my 7-year-old declared... read on
  • moon day musings (AND FREE CLASS ON SUNDAY)

    By Michelle Azar

    December 14, 2012 | 3:35 pm

    Early in my Ashtanga Yoga life, ashtanga meaning the Sanskrit word for eight limbed and the type of yoga I like to practice, I noticed the similarity to Jewish holiday observances. Though it is a daily and unchanging practice, there is no practice held customarily on Saturday.... read on

  • Stretches

    By Michelle Azar

    December 7, 2012 | 11:01 am

    Hope you all stay warm and dry this weekend, and remember to stretch! As we move into the winter months, our bodies tend to tighten up. Even if you have no time for class, which is always a misleading statement 'cuz we can make the time for anything that feels important!, do this:

    ... read on
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  • spillers and stumbling blocks

    By Michelle Azar

    November 29, 2012 | 10:40 am

    I am a spiller. I was pronounced a spiller many moons ago. A Shabbat moon, in fact, when I was just 4 years old in our apartment in Chicago. I was desperate each Friday night to place the kiddish cup on the table. Each week, my parents, or at least my mom, gave in to my plea, and... read on

  • Drsti

    By Michelle Azar

    November 16, 2012 | 7:13 pm

    There is a Sanskrit word I like very much. Drsti. Pronounced DRISTI. It means vision. This word is often used during asana, posture, practice to remind students where to place their eyes. Each posture has a complementary focal point, for instance, in downward dog, one is to look at... read on

  • Drsti

    By Michelle Azar

    November 16, 2012 | 7:13 pm

    There is a Sanskrit word I like very much. Drsti. Pronounced DRISTI. It means vision. This word is often used during asana, posture, practice to remind students where to place their eyes. Each posture has a complementary focal point, for instance, in downward dog, one is to look at... read on

  • time lines

    By Michelle Azar

    November 8, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    “But it’s already been 4 weeks!” she wailed. My new friend has been working out, eating differently, and wondering just WHEN were those results going to kick in.

    I smiled. I got it. Heck, I GET it. I get very result oriented when I make the decision to change. I want the change... read on

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