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I Believe I Can Fly

A few months ago, I received an email from Steve Rogne of Zen Shiatsu Chicago. He was looking for people to participate in a demo on Shiatsu for Phobias presented at the Women’s Athletic Club in Chicago. I was chosen … Continue reading

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I Hate Chaturanga – or – Joy in Repetition, Part I

    I recently had the opportunity to assist in teaching a Yoga Mala – 108 Sun Salutations. I have never done a yoga mala. I hate chaturanga. Really. It’s just never been one of my favorite poses. Once I learned … Continue reading

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That Quality of Light (for Nana)

On one particular, yet ordinary day, I am moving about from item to item on my to-do list. On this day, I am allowing myself to feel what it is I want to be doing in that particular moment instead … Continue reading

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Changing Lanes – or – Driving for a Non-Driver

I don’t take the expressway. I don’t mind going slow. I don’t care if it takes me twice as long to get to my destination. I appreciate courtesy. It’s so simple to just use your turn signal when you intend … Continue reading

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At the Lighthouse

    The latex cast of a lighthouse from Borden-Carleton, Canada by Kim Morgan is now on display at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. If you find yourself in Sheboygan, WI before January 5, 2015, I would highly recommend … Continue reading

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Asana, (Heart)beats & Breath…

Enough. Often we spend our time reaching for more or better, or thinking about the next moment or a past moment. Finding stillness in the moment, on or off the yoga mat, can be a challenge. One of my “on … Continue reading

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RECENT WORK

  Recent work has been added to my website: monicajbrown.net Follow the link above. Check it out. Let me know what you think.

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SPRING (is coming)

It’s that time of year again — that time when faith in Spring’s arrival is called into action. Here in the midwest, there is fresh snow on the ground, and the temps are still below freezing, but please believe… Spring is … Continue reading

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SUMMER (for Albert)

This post is about a person, a place and a time. But mostly about a beautiful person. I will start with the place and time: summer at the Golden Dome. I spent more than summers in that dance studio on … Continue reading

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WINTER

<br> Resilient: adjective 1.(of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed. <br> You’ve got to be resilient to survive a winter in Chicago. Your mettle is tested physically and mentally: … Continue reading

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