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About valgoodman11

Practitioner of the alchemy of yoga. RYT-500: Certified in Thai Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga for MS. I blend new approaches with classic moves. Vintage and novelty make a great practice.

Insignificantly Significant 

Your life.  No prior experience. Each day is an improv. Upon conception, the action sign snaps and the show begins. Amazing you got a role in the first place. A man ejaculates 40 million to 1.2 billion sperm cells per … Continue reading

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Life of No Regrets-Touch of Metta

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Life of No Regrets-Touch of Metta

Touch records time. Imagine holding the hand of someone you share love. Can be someone who’s no longer present. Love doesn’t die.  You reach because you need to feel them. They need to feel you. While in our bodies, maybe our energy … Continue reading

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Save The Last Practice For Us

“The only constant is change.” “Nothing stays the same.” “Change is good.” “Be the change you want to see.” “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” And, change quotes are endless. I get it. … Continue reading

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Bee Gees: Staying Alive with Love

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Bee Gees: Staying Alive with Love

1977. First junior high dance. School’s basketball wooden gym bleachers pushed in. The iconic  ball with thousands of mirrors reflecting light twirling over center court. Decorated paper on the walls defining the theme. Teachers in the background to chaperone us … Continue reading

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Time, Wisdom and Yoga

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” ~Rodin (1840-1917) I met a woman who was 100 years old. She was beautiful. Stood tall, no cane. Gracious demeanor. Totally present. White wavy hair, sparkling blue eyes, … Continue reading

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Inversions and Yoga

~Sometimes you need to look down to move yourself right side up~ Inversions are an integral component of not only a good yoga practice, but good health. As kids, we’s hang upside down from the jungle gym like monkeys, do somersaults, … Continue reading

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Yogi Under Construction

Consider practicing yoga with the mindset that your body is under a constant state of re-construction.  Any endeavor worthwhile takes time. Take the rush out of your mind while you’re on the mat. Your body will appreciate the way you think. … Continue reading

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Why Yoga?

We exercise to stay fit, healthy, energized.We know it’s beneficial; but, most of us have to psych ourselves up to do it. Even the word exercise emanates a sense of duty vs. reward. “I have to exercise” sounds like an obligatory … Continue reading

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