Yoga Injuries, Yoga Recoveries

YOGA AND INJURIES T. D. KEIM March 2009 No matter what physical sport, diversion, pastime, game or activity you enjoy, sooner or later you’re likely to be injured. I’m not being a pessimist mind you, but a realist. I’m embarrassed to admit that...

Ashwini Mudra

Before I took my teacher training, personal study of some the more esoteric yoga techniques had taught me about mula, uddiyana and jalandara bundas; or the yogic locks. Further inquiry led me to a jewel of a practice called ashwini mudra. Mudra can be translated as...

Toward a Stronger Local Food Economy

Writing about the people and places in Chatham County helps bond me to this community. Talking to leaders, men and women of conviction, with enough guts to take a risk, is what attracts me to this area. One of those places is the Chatham Market Place (CM). In 2003...

The Tightrope of Community Planning

In the eight months plus I’ve been sitting on the Chatham County Planning Board, I’ve become increasingly aware of how my decisions directly affect the lives of our citizens. Well, duh, you might say. On the outside it was all sort of abstract; I never...

Chatham’s Dirty Corner

Ever since the “divine right of kings” was claimed centuries ago, it has become routine that the wealthy and powerful exercise this false authority to usurp that which is common to all of us; and by common I mean natural resources. Pushing peasants off the commons to...