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I first heard about Yoga in 1960, when I was browsing in the local library one summer and saw a strange book with the picture of a beguiling man, Yogacharya Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar, on the cover. I began studying Yoga using that book. I remember the joy I felt learning urdhva dhanurasana, which I practiced on my mother’s living room floor, right in front of a monstrous TV. I needed a teacher, but there were no Yoga studios in Bayside, Queens, at that time.
In 1968 I moved to Manhattan, where I… Continue reading →
Sometimes people wonder how they will find true love. Partly you have to be ready with open eyes and hearts to see it and act on it when it appears. Then you need to hang out together and make sure it’s really love and not just a flash in the pan. Live your love for awhile, get confident, but don’t take forever before you make it permanent. Like all things, love can spoil or get stale if it doesn’t develop into the full catastrophe of making a life together.
If you’d like to read more: http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/picture-of-lasting-love-0214124/
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