cate Stillman

embracing myself

April 22, 2011
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          A bottle of sesame seed oil, a space heater and an old towel. Doesn’t sound like much of a recipe for embracing oneself, but this has been a mat upon which I’ve inhaled who I am. Today this trio is my altared space.           About a year ago I took a class from  ayurveda teacher […]

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yoga: the fire in my thighs and the cooling boundary of compassion

April 26, 2010
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       Recently I set fire to my property. I also burned some things up in a fiery yoga class taught by Cate Stillman. She said the heat of yoga would burn up the gunk I had in my body just as completely as the fire I’d lit to my fields.          This offered me […]

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