A Yoga and Pilates Studio in Hyattsville, Maryland

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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The Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Part 3

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you are either a regular yoga, Feldenkrais, or Pilates student at Yoga Space, or are thinking about taking classes there. What if I told you there was a way to take classes at Yoga Space for free year-round? That’s right.  Free yoga classes; free Pilates classes; forever! There’s got…

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The Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Part 2

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows became the 1st national fraternity to include both men and women when it adopted the Rebekah Degree on September 20, 1851. This degree was written by the Honorable Schuyler Colfax who was Vice President of the United States during the Ulysses S. Grant administration from 1868 – 1873. Odd…

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The Wisdom of Babies

We often equate wisdom with age.  But babies are incredibly intelligent. They learn concepts often before they learn words. This child is learning an important lesson: If you have your hands full of toys, and you see another toy you want, you either have to drop one of the toys in your hands, or not…

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Rule Golden The – Part 2

We have all been sick at one time or another, but as children, a “get well” routine is established, usually by our mothers. For me it went like this:   I would lay in my bed, and every few hours my mother would come in, feel my head to determine if I had a fever.…

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