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The Teacher’s Energy

26 Jun

The moment I decided to apply to study with my teacher again in Mysore India, the process of identifying a “suitable”, not simply “available”, authorised teacher began in my mind.

Contacted three industry colleagues, and #Kaz Castillo became the eventual one. Why? Read her blog here…

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Veronique coming into Virabhadrasana A Veronique coming into Virabhadrasana A

I love that precious time in the morning, when everything is quiet, and the teacher self practices, breathing his or her energy into the space, laying down the blueprint for the class to come…

Things have gone full circle again as I return to Osaka, this time to cover for Veronique Tan, who took over the Spirit Mysore program after I subbed for it 9 months ago. For the last three mornings, I have worked the mysore room with Veronique, assisting some familiar practitioners but also a lot of new ones.

And I am inspired–just as I imagine many of the students (there was a record number of students today at 27) who came to class this morning to send off their teacher. It’s amazing what one person can do in 9 months. And while Veronique herself relates that the program did not begin to…

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