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Swings and Roundabouts – 2018 Thanks and Beck’s Word of the Year

As Cathy aptly wrote last week when she suggested we consider a “word of the year,” my inner hare set off in a leap of ideas, thoughts, musings and considerations. Pen in hand, I furiously scrawled all indecipherable manner of words – commitment, transparency, ethics, progress, non-judgment. But I landed on a word that jolted me out of my seat at the recent Wine2Wine conference in Verona.

5 Fundamental Yoga Stretches and Why We Do Them

“Yoga is like a love letter of apology to your body.”

A yoga teacher in Vancouver said that once, years ago, during class and I’ve never forgotten it. In itself, it’s one of the best reasons I know to do yoga.  This week I’d like to offer a little more detail on that theme, and talk about five fundamental yoga stretches and why to do them.