A Yoga and Pilates Studio in Hyattsville, Maryland

Posts by douglasrthompson@hotmail.com

The Rules In Our Heads

Rules pop quiz question number 1: You are driving down Gallatin, from Yoga Space, and you come to 42nd Ave, where it dead ends. You wish to turn LEFT. Which part of Gallatin do you turn from? Left, right, or center? The correct answer is you move to the LEFT on a one-way street to…

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How to Deal with People Who Frustrate You

How to Deal With People Who Frustrate You by David (note: I didn’t write this blog. Someone named “David” did.  I found it years ago somewhere on the internet and saved it to my computer.  I have no idea who David is, but his message really resonated with me.  I hope with you too.) Deep…

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My Students My Teachers

When I first began teaching Yoga back in 1997, I always imagined that I would be doing the teaching, and my students would be doing the learning. But in the course of the past almost twenty years, I have found that my students teach and affect me in a much greater measure than I could…

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My 69-year bucket list

I have less than a week to both create, and fulfill my 69-year bucket list, as on October 21, 2016, I will be 69 years old. (More about this later.) As I never fail to tell everyone when they have their birthday, you are celebrating the end of however many years you call yourself on…

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The Friendly Vibe in Yoga Space

When Gloria and I first walked into the empty room that is now Yoga Space, it was a mess. It was dirty, dingy, and drab. And yet…there was a “feeling” of friendliness that I felt permeating this space. Where did this friendly feeling come from, I wondered? Eleven years later, I found out: About 4 months ago…

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