All my students know, I don’t try to hide it. I don’t like the Sun Salutation. It’s nothing personal, but it does nothing for me. Still, I taught it for years, until one day it dawned on me; why not create a salutation I like? Even as I pondered the question, I knew how to proceed. […]
By Theresa Elliott I worked at a donut shop when I was 15. I had a co-worker and friend named Bobbie Lou. One day she pulled me aside to show me her extra curricular fun time donut activities, the little things she did to help pass the time when things were slow. We went to […]
by Theresa Elliott I was shopping at PCC, one of Seattle’s organic natural food stores. Outside stood “The Real Change guy” at his usual post, so called by me because he sells a small newspaper by that name. We know nothing about each other, not even first names, but I have always had pleasant interactions […]
I have a reoccurring image popping into my head. It’s Jodi Foster in “Contact.” She is strapped into the seat of a rocket moving at warp speed. The force of the movement is so great it violently shakes the chair she sits in, threatening her very existence. Suddenly, the straps holding her snap, and she […]
TAJ YOGA CLASSES
Taj Yoga is part of a thriving movement community located within the old Crown Hill Elementary School building. In a joyous "crossover," the yoga teacher is taking class down the hall with the Wassa Dance teacher, the ballet kids want to take yoga, and the custodian is studying Flamenco!.