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Yoga in the Park, Summer 2013

Posted by Edith Cook on Thursday, August 1, 2013, In : Events 


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Attending Yoga in the Park

Posted by Edith Cook on Friday, July 12, 2013, In : Reading Life 
Yoga in the Park is offered this summer on Wednesday evenings. It takes place in the Cheyenne Botanic Garden's Peace Garden, in Lions Park. It's free of charge.

For me, the exercise is strenuous. The yoga instructor is an accomplished young woman, and so are many participants, who, apparently, are clients in her studio. I've had to modify some of the moves in deference to my body.

Still, the experience is intensely enjoyable. The setting couldn't be more congenial, and the exercise is close to...
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Human and Animal Selves

Posted by Edith Cook on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Reading Life 


 

  

Yoga instructors often use animal imagery to prompt participants into a succession of moves. The downward dog, the monkey pose, the swan dive, the cobra, the cat, the cow: these remind us that the animal kingdom is part of our own being. We are induced to reflect that the often nasty or clich├ęd attributes we ascribe to animals are character traits of ourselves: cunning of monkey, viciousness of cobra, self-containment of cat, faithful-to-mate swan, gregariousness of dog, docility of cow...


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About Me


Edith Cook Though I now live in Wyoming, I make frequent return trips to California with visits to travel club members along the way. At home I play classical guitar, enjoy gardening and cooking, and participate in group yoga. Getting together with family and friends is high on my agenda. I value people who write or make music and love it when my adult children and their offspring play their instruments, sing songs with me, or discuss what they read and write. Such gatherings help me cope with the losses in my life, which have been severe. Next year I hope to visit family in Germany.

 

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