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Jeff Sargent
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Yoga Teacher & Retired Army Officer
Yoga Teacher & Retired Army Officer

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In conjunction with my graduate school studies I provided a bedside yoga therapy session as a clinical intern at Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) in Maryland yesterday.  My first. Untethered. Left alone to help another human who was in the midst of som...

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Ready or not...
Yesterday I was chatting with a friend via Messenger, who happens to be a very experienced yoga therapist, about yoga things and she mentioned perhaps I should consider trying to take my work into some pretty well known yoga centers.  My reaction was to pul...

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One Love.
This photo was taken in 2004 during my time in Baghdad, Iraq during an actual war. 127mm rockets (those are not small btw) crashed into our compound less than 100 meters from where I was standing within days of this. Ali Hashimi is an Iraqi, a Muslim, and o...

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I wrote a thing about my vacation to Costa Rica

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I'm still not a New England Patriots fan
So, two days after arriving in Costa Rica I found myself standing atop a 40ft, roughly 12 meter, cliff seriously contemplating whether or not to jump off.  I'd been to this cliff/waterfall several times during previous trips to Montezuma, but never mustered...

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The Space to Grow
     Sometimes the toughest thing to do is to let go of the need to control every aspect of our lives and to trust the process of living, especially when we don't know what that process will entail.  The human tendency is to be restless with what is, which ...

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Let Life Polish Your Edges...
Found this rock down on the shore of the sea. It is constantly being bombarded by the waves, rarely finding points of not being affected by the realities of the natural world. Like this rock, we too face continual challenging situations in life. The goal of...

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Feed your flame
      M uch of the yoga practiced in the west is heavily focused on asana - the physical postures.  Students often come to yoga with broken bodies and broken spirits with the hopes it might reduce their lower back pain and maybe one day be able to touch the...

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yes it is.  During yoga teacher training we delved into the yamas and niyamas. Anyway, the yamas are a series of moral imperatives representing a series of "right living" or ethical rules within yoga  In the past week I have been able to empty out my storag...
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