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“The main concept that has drawn me to my mat over & over again was the concept of finding SHELTER.  No matter what I was going through in life, I always knew I could find respite during yoga class.  I could take a break for an hour & just practice.  Afterwards my problems always seemed smaller.”

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“Space.  Modifications are all about space.  If you can’t clasp your fingers together or straighten your arms overhead, grasp wrists.  Grasp forearms.  Don’t clasp at all & diagonal the arms up to the left & the right.  Don’t compare yourself with others.  Find the space that works for your individual body.”

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“The greatest thing I was told in teacher training: You are enough.  I had brought a criticism I had received to my master teacher, that I wasn’t confident enough.  I thought she would give me all these different tricks so I could be more confident.  Today it is very true, it shattered all the preconceptions I had about myself, yoga, & who I was as a teacher.”