Author Archives: Louie-An

About Louie-An

Hello. My name is Louie-An and this is a record of my thoughts and observations on my own yoga practice. I am not a yoga teacher, so please view these as musings of an ardent yogini who wants to monitor her progress as a practitioner. These entries are not meant to be instructional in any way. If I do offer a few tips, please work with a certified and experienced yoga teacher before trying them out. Also, feel free to share your own experiences with me so we can learn from each other. I hope you enjoy reading the posts as much as I do writing them. Namaste.

This blog has a new home

Thank you for visiting. This blog has been moved to my new website. Please go to for updates. I hope to hear from you there! Namaste.   Advertisements

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On the Front Line of a Different War

Hello. It’s been a while, I know. So much has happened since the last entry that an apology is in order for the dearth in updates. So, to the three (or four) people reading this blog, sorry. What do you … Continue reading

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Arm balances and patience

We were made to do arm balances in class the other day and, well, I was up and flying for a fraction of a second and, bam, I was barely able to keep my chin from hitting the floor. Of … Continue reading

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If this doesn’t inspire you, I don’t know what will

Photographer Robert Sturman captured these amazing images of 93-year-old yoga teacher Tao Porchon Lynch in her element. Don’t you want to be as strong, vibrant and full of life when you’re 93? A Meeting In Central Park With The Oldest … Continue reading

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Healing requires patience *sigh*

It’s been 18 days since surgery and I’m itching to go back to the studio. I’ve been practicing at home, yes, but I miss the energy and excitement that comes with attending class. I take in the good vibes my … Continue reading

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Yoga, illness and recovery

I was sidelined by a health issue in the last few weeks but I’m back on my feet again and good as new. 🙂 I credit my fast-tracked healing and overall relaxed demeanor throughout the whole process to yoga. I was … Continue reading

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Sagan, on Death.

Sagan, on Death.. Something to think about today. (I learned that the man who cleans our office aircon, Mang Lot, died last Friday of a heart attack. A few weeks ago, he went to our house to clean our clogged … Continue reading

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