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A Yogic Perspective on the Orlando Attack

The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history happened in Orlando on June 12, 2016. It is surreal to see and hear people like Stephen Colbert and Anderson Cooper talking about my neighborhood – the attack happened about 2 miles from my … Continued

Jun. 14,2016 Read More
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Why yoga is not about silencing your mind.

“Yoga is about silencing the mind.” Right? Aren’t we trying to quiet our minds, to find the gap between our thoughts, to shut off our brains? Isn’t that what all those fucking yogi masters have been preaching to us for thousands … Continued

Sep. 4,2014 Read More
Mahaganesha

Today begins Ganesh Chaturthi (The 10-day Festival celebrating Ganesh)

Today, in India and all over the globe, people are celebrating the Hindu deity Ganesh, the remover of obstacles. The worship will last for ten days and culminate in the immersion in water of a symbol of Ganesh along with … Continued

Aug. 29,2014 Read More
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So Kelli, how’d you become a Master Jedi Knight?

It’s a question I get asked ALL THE TIME. (In the movie that I’m in.) (About my life.) (Starring me.) … (That so far occurs mostly in my head.) But I did get asked it once, so it seems like an appropriate … Continued

Jul. 10,2014 Read More
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Why are you practicing asana?

I practice a style of asana-based yoga practice called “Ashtanga” yoga. Ashtanga actually means eight limbs, and the asanas or postures are just one of eight limbs of yoga practice.The other limbs include meditation, inward withdrawal, breathing practice, bliss, and … Continued

Jun. 24,2014 Read More
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Spring has Sprung

Sew What’s New. (That used to be a show on PBS. Back in the ’80s. About sewing. Seriously, check it out.) So what’s new with me? I’m living the dream. It’s Spring; there was a powerful new moon on Sunday (maybe … Continued

Apr. 3,2014 Read More
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Groundhog Day

So my top five favorite movies of all time are: The Big Lebowski, The Wizard of Oz, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, The Empire Strikes Back, Mary Poppins, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Groundhog Day, in no particular order. Ok, so there … Continued

Feb. 2,2014 Read More
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Brave

So I stirred up some shit with my mama after my last blog about my camping experience. She was worried that I was in danger, and warned me to be careful, and reminded me that my grandmother reads my blog. … Continued

Jan. 13,2014 Read More
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I want the world, I want the whole world

I have an issue with patience and the immediate fulfillment of my desires. For example, I currently have the desire for a cellulite-free ass. And I want it now. Don’t laugh, I have a medical condition. Just ask my chiropractor. … Continued

Dec. 26,2013 Read More
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New blog entry. You’re welcome.

So! It has been a while since I’ve written a blog. I’m sure you have noticed because your existence likely revolves around my semi-periodic updates and life-ponderings.   I’ve been beating myself up for weeks to write something to no … Continued

Dec. 2,2013 Read More