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Easter and the Elements ~ A Love Note from Your Online Abbess

Dearest monks, artists, and pilgrims, Happy Easter and Feast of the Resurrection! I am delighted to share that my assistant Melinda, whom you may know from our online programs and yoga practices, is leading a mini-retreat on Saturday, April 23rd themed around yoga and the elements. Read on for her reflection on Easter and the 5 great elements.  When I asked my eight year old son if he knew what Easter was about he said, “God coming back.” After nearly two years away from church and Sunday School I thought this was pretty on the mark. We briefly talked about love never

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Yin Yoga is wonderful and so is the Samarya Center (for my Seattle friends)

For those of you in the Seattle area who might be looking for a wonderful yoga studio or who are curious about trying yin yoga which I mention sometimes, consider coming to the Samarya Center in the Central District (click on “drop-in classes” for the current schedule).  Samarya does amazing work with the community, bringing yoga to veterans, those in hospice, and much more.  They are a non-profit studio with an emphasis on integrating yoga philosophy into practice and creating a very welcoming and loving atmosphere.  This will be one of the places I miss most after my move. I will

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