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Maiga Milbourne
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Land meaningfully wherever you are.
Land meaningfully wherever you are.

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The Knights Templar of Tomar
From our quiet sojourn in the Portuguese country-side, we began to gather ourselves. I had booked two nights in Fatima in honor of the Centennial sighting. More on that to come. As we consulted the map, we saw that as we were in the northwest mountains of P...
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Guarda: Portugal's staring contest with Spain
We woke in a sagging bed facing a stone framed window over the Portuguese hills. The sheep bells clanged as the animals marched around the property. A few cats climbed the window ledges. I thought about home and how easy it is to get a cup of coffee. How ma...
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Story Telling for Yoga Teachers!
I LOVE STORY TELLING. I lulled myself to sleep as a child by telling myself chapter after chapter of self-created epic tales. As a teenager, I went with my high school to a story telling festival in Johnson City, TN. We sat on hay bales and heard tall tales...
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Want to take class with me? Download my podcast!
I'm a big believer in trusting your own inspiration. It often takes you down unexpected paths. When I developed my online course I tested it with some trusted friends. One piece of feedback I received was to create supplementary material like examples of my...
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Refresh
I've been so grateful to work with some awesome folks to make my services visible! Lauren Lopez crafted me my first logo and website a few years ago. She's amazing. She and I have worked together in many capacities and I highly recommend her! The logo she c...
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A Quinta on the Roman Road
As much as I love humans, I really love solitude. I am an introvert. Meaning, I get my energy from time by myself, when I can hear myself think, know what I feel, feel it all fully, and let myself slow into presence. I'm working on keeping that integration ...
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Two nights in Porto
After exchanging big happy hugs with the attendees of the Longing Retreat in the Algarve, Kevin and I loaded in our dusty rental car. (Everything in the Algarve is dusty. Beautiful and dusty. Thankfully the rental car warned us and said as long as the insid...
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Travel Tips
I've had this post on my webpage for a few years now. I'm sliding it over to the blog. This is my recipe for comfortable travel. Am I missing anything? What are your go-to's to happily travel? Flight Purchasing Travel Sites  In an incognito window, go to ww...
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Aparigraha and presence
I thoroughly enjoy nerding on yoga philosophy— which is some of why I’ve prioritized my own practice of physical yoga asana— to balance out my own tendencies to only live in my thoughts and never in my own body. In training other yoga teachers, I get to ind...
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Feel your feet.
My feet are often purple. Poor circulation runs in my family. One particularly bad winter I got chilblains! I didn’t even know what they were. Kevin googled “swollen, itchy toes” and we discovered that I had more in common with those living at the turn of t...
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