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Breakthrough. a writing by Amber Shumake

Yoga is not one more box to check. You don’t make a note of it in your phone or day planner and then cross it off. We have enough boxes to check and items to cross off. Yoga is not one … Continue reading

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New Teachers at HDY!

Nishtha began her yoga journey in 1975, detouring on a long and circuitous route through a variety of movement and energy practices – including Tai Chi, Qigong, Hanna Somatics, Feldenkrais, and Aston Patterning – before returning to her yoga roots … Continue reading

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Another Spring

The seasons revolve and the years changeWith no assistance or supervision.The moon, without taking thought,Moves in its cycle, full, crescent, and full. The white moon enters the heart of the river;The air is drugged with azalea blossoms;Deep in the night … Continue reading

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“One kind word can warm three winter months.” Japanese proverb

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Kim’s Simply Delectable Pumpkin Pie

Kim Schwartz, resident swami and director of the High Desert Yoga Teacher Training Program, also happens to bake a delicious pumpkin pie.  Kim uses fresh organic ingredients and substitutes maple syrup and maple sugar for white sugar, ghee for butter … Continue reading

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Yoga and Poetry: An Interview with Supriti

♥contributed by HDY teacher Jude Rowe Supriti, one of High Desert Yoga’s senior yoga teachers and one of the longest practicing yoga teachers in Albuquerque, is known and loved for the way she weaves poetry into yoga.  Supriti is quite … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, Yoga and Dancing in the Now

contributed by High Desert Yoga Student and Substitute Teacher Ken O’Connor I am amazed by the complexity of the human experience. We seem to build whole systems of beliefs and ways of relating based on our (often misguided) experiences as … Continue reading

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