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Be Soft: Lessons from India

Today in my Bhagavad Gita lesson, the teacher was explaining a certain chapter and he told a story from Confucius that truly resonated with me. It is said that when Confucius was laying on his death bed, surrounded by his disciples, they requested one final lesson from him. Apparently, he simply opened his mouth very wide — […]

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A meditative moment before yoga practice

Why Do I Practice Yoga? Why Do I Teach?

Yoga came into my life for the first time in 1999, when I joined a class at a friend’s house. A few months later, I began attending the classes being offered at my gym, and although now I don’t consider gyms to be the best place to learn yoga (as I will explain more below), […]

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Brahmamuhurta Madness!

The alarm goes off.  My first thought is “oh nooo, I can’t believe it’s time to get up again!” My second thought is “should I snooze it?” It’s dark, the bed feels so deeply comfortable and warm; I can feel the law of attraction holding me to the sheets. I think, “why should I get up?” The […]

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Manifesto Of A 36-Year-Old

I just turned 36 years old. It’s surreal, all your life you know you are eventually going to age, but when you hit 35, you really start to feel that you have crossed some unseen barrier. Those of you who are over “the line” might be able to relate to this: you know, the moment […]

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Pilar doing yoga

Can You Have Your Cake And Eat It Too?

Weird title for a yoga blog, right?  If you know me you will understand why I need to write this, and if you don’t, stick with me for a little longer I will elaborate so you can see how this links to the practice of yoga. Here it goes: “My name is Pilar, and I […]

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Costa Rica Traveler Magazine Features Bodhi Surf Yoga Instructor

Bodhi Surf is proud to announce that Pilar Salazar, yoga instructor for Bodhi Surf and La Cusinga Eco Lodge was featured on the cover of volume 8, edition 2 of the 2010 Costa Rica Traveler Magazine. The magazine, which is designed for travelers who want to discover the best of Costa Rica’s natural and cultural […]

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