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Dharma Regis

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Hi all, I had to share this…my boy Dharma Mittra was on Regis and Kelly for a pose-off. Strange world we live in….but…go Dharma.

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I’m Waiting For My Man

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Finally!  I’ve been watching this kid’s videos all year….(he’s doing a dance a day…he’s up to 357)  and finally some Velvet Underground. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9_PhFy7XvY   This guy is taking 365 portraits….I was 337.  I think I look tired and perplexed, but […]

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I Contain Multitudes: Part II

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Now that I know everyone’s top ten albums, what about books? If I was packing and could only bring ten books, I’d pick the following…wrapped in sheets of poems numerous as styrofoam peanuts, of course… (Rilke! Rumi! Sexton! Whitman! the Beats!) […]

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Bimbos and Bratz

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Now that I’m working with elementary school girls, I’m immersed in current girl culture, where tamogochis have been replaced by Miss Bimbo and Barbie looks wholesome next to Bratz. For those out of middle school, Miss Bimbo is an online […]

Oh yeah….Breath.

posted by streetlegalplay

  Sorry I have been MIA.  I have not been sitting down much, at a computer to write or a cushion to meditate.  What I have been doing is moving like a treadmill-girl, mostly on incline.  But this weekend I’ve […]

Kid Questions

posted by streetlegalplay

The class structure is very clearly stapled to the bulletin board, laminated in the school colors, orange and blue. “Tune In! Warm Up! Learn and Try! Relaxation!” They know their sun salutation, are getting the poses down. They know what […]

Why Make Art?

posted by streetlegalplay

  Recently, one of my artist friends who became involved in meditation and Buddhism described her changing relationship to her art.  “I used to paint from the I, and now that my perception is changing, so is my art.”  She spoke […]

Post Valentine’s Post #2

posted by streetlegalplay

Piggy-backing off Eva’s post, here’s an interesting site of letters-never-sent…love and other:   www.letterineversent.com I also have 3 love/lust related pieces up on All Things Girl at the moment….let me know your thoughts! http://allthingsgirl.net/writings/ —–<—@ x 12 -Sarah

Poetry and Meditation

posted by streetlegalplay

   “I said to my soul be still and let the darkness come upon me and know it is the Darkness of God.” -T. S. Eliot     There are many poets who are or were also meditators.  Ginsberg.  Stanley Kunitz.  […]

Home Miserable Home

posted by streetlegalplay

According to Forbes, New York City is the 4th most miserable city in the nation, after only: 1.  Detroit, Michigan 2.  Stockton, California 3.  Flint, Michigan  The miserable reasons include the average commute time, housing costs, income tax rates, crime statistics, […]

yoga to the people

posted by streetlegalplay

There are retreats in Costa Rica and catalogs full of expensive courses at Kripalu and Omega. There are studios full of $20 courses. But what if you can’t afford these things or they’re totally off your radar? Maybe this will […]

Brains and Beauty

posted by streetlegalplay

                  Last week’s Sunday Styles section of the NYTimes was plastered with the well-defined cheek bones of Carla Bruni, described in the article as a “man trap, serial heart-wrecker, rocker arm candy, photogenic cipher, arrogant heiress, polling gimmick – […]

Yoga Punx

posted by streetlegalplay

I’m very excited to be starting this *new* year with a *new* job, teaching yoga at an all-girls school in the Lower East Side. In preparing for the classes, I’ve been scouring bookstores, the net, my friend’s minds for innovative […]

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Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media ...

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 ...

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had ...

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a ...

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »

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