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  I have a confession to make - I am a word junkie!  I LOVE words.  And this word junkie has a new favorite word: hermeneutics.  The  reason I mention my new favorite word is because it is applicable to my process for this blog.  The definition of hermeneutics is the study or theory of the methodical interpretation of text.  Week by week, I methodically work through the text of Light on Yoga to garner lessons and insights.  And those of you who read my blog, utilize hermeneutics to study my words.  While this explanation of my process and in turn your process as the reader may be...

  It is two days after my 30th birthday and I still have a bit of a "yoga hangover."  What is a yoga hangover?  Soreness from doing a lot of yoga.  And, no, I didn't have anything to drink - so no regular hangover here.  Still, I managed to work on and get pictures of the four poses for week 1: tadasana, vrksasana, utthita trikonasana and parivrtta trikonasana. I firmly believe that you never do the same yoga posture twice.  The way a yoga posture effects you on a particular day depends on so much: how you are feeling physically; what you ate that day; who you have...

So, I turn 30 today!  Everyone seems to feel the gravity of the age thirty.  It is a time to pause and reflect – what have I done with the thirty years I have been on this planet?  What did I do well?  What could I have done better?  In many ways, the age thirty is like New Year’s on steroids.  The age thirty is a time to make big plans, big resolutions for the next DECADE(of course because 40 is the next big one).  Like anyone I have mixed feelings about being thirty, and I am making big plans.  To jump start my next decade I am...