I've said in class, that we're looking to become centered enough to accept a speeding ticket and a winning lottery ticket with the same grace. From this article in the Boston Herald, perhaps Cambridge is on to something:


Parking tickets messing with your inner tranquility? Try yoga! That’s the latest New Age answer to modern aggravations from the city of Cambridge, where violation notices are now helpfully illustrated with a series of calming yoga poses. 

JUST BREATHE: New Cambridge parking...

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But harried motorists are hardly chanting “om.” “I don’t think it’s working,” Hyunho Noh, 29, of Cambridge said yesterday, paying a $25 ticket featuring the “citation salutation,” a play on yoga’s Sun Salutation. “I don’t like it. There’s no way to like it,” he said. So much for trying to introduce a little Tantric levity.  

The rest of the article:   Cambridge parking tickets

From my friends at the Everything Yoga Blog comes this link for Manduka's new contest: Win a free year of Yoga classes at your favorite studio. Good Luck! 

Om Shanti, I'll see you in class.  -j

p.s.  Free open mic Community Kirtan this saturday, and so much more, see the events page: