Did anyone ever give you advice you didn’t ask for? “Ha!” you say, maybe even out loud! It’s ridiculous to ask since OF COURSE that’s happened. Maybe you were just with family over Christmas and got more of it than you ever wanted! Some of us are blessed with certain people in our life who… Continue reading Unsolicited Advice
Best of the Triangle-Some Thoughts April 23-27, 2016 As you may know, Loving Kindness Yoga School is one of the finalists for this year’s Best of the Triangle (BOTT) from the INDY Weekly. When I got the email from the INDY informing me of that fact, I read it a couple of times, checked the… Continue reading Best of the Triangle
Ti Harmony is not my birth name (sometimes people ask). “Ti” is a spiritual name that was given to me (it’s a longer story about how it came about). I accepted it to remind me that I was no longer the person whose name I had been using. When Nikki and I got married, we… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Tomorrow is Bodhi Harmony’s birthday (the son who first came to live with us). The theme of my classes last week and continuing a little longer has been “calm abiding,” taking the concept from Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Steve Cope, one of my first yoga teachers. In thinking about writing… Continue reading Calm Abiding
From Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart edited by Christina Feldman and Jack Kornfield, p. 283 (from a parable of the Dalai Lama, written by Pierre Delattre): Once when the spirit of a famous guru appeared to heal a small, discordant community of monks. All the monks had seen the spirit come out… Continue reading On Sharing
From the beginning of my teaching yoga, I never wanted money to be what kept people from taking yoga with me, and I have always been willing to work with folks so that wasn't the issue. I taught for more than 14 years at the (name-changing) gym in Carrboro because I liked offering the "best… Continue reading Thoughts on Donation Yoga