Sarah B
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  • Cambridge, Ma
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Regina Marie Delfino May 12, 2010.

 

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Which best describes you?
Cancer Survivor, Yoga Instructor
Tell us about yourself
I am a brain cancer survivor. I have been through two surgeries and radiation. I have been practicing yoga for over eight years through my cancer journey. I became a teacher a couple years ago so I can share my experience of yoga and how it has help me shine through the dark valley of cancer.

Sarah B's Blog

Raising Your Roof

In class the other day my teacher told us to look up in our warrior pose and not to let the roof interfere with our vision. I thought “wow, what a simple statement that covers it all”. Often times we but up these walls with the belief that we are protecting ourselves. What we don’t realize is that we are actually barricading ourselves in.



Recently I have had many students come to me for advise on numerous topics ranging from should I do a yoga teacher training to did my boyfriend… Continue

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 3:55pm — 2 Comments

Refueling

Finally I speak. My yoga blog sabbatical is over! After Tucker, my dog passed away in September my writing came to a halt. I withdrew from the world and I filled my yoga teaching calendar to keep me busy. I thought that teaching a lot would help me focus on other people and get myself out of my own head, but when I spoke in class my words were hollow. I soon became drained and my own practice fell short.



Life at home consisted of reading nutrition and healing books, becoming a vegan… Continue

Posted on April 5, 2010 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Growing Wise

When I sat down to write this blog I first went to check my e-mail. Seeing someone had responded to me through my blogs I was curious as to what I would find. When I opened the letter I was surprised to realize, I knew who it was. Ana my best friend from 8 years ago had found me and wanted to connect.



After finding out it was Ana I stopped reading, I wanted to reach back into my memory bank and revisit our time together before her words would draw me back to the present moment. I saw… Continue

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 11:57am

Not Knowing

As the summer flew by, so is the fall. Trying to soak up the last bit of decent weather in New England I have turned to long walks with my pug, Gwen, down the streets of Cambridge. Just loosing my other pug, Tucker to cancer I wanted to let Gwen know she was not alone and that I too miss Tucker. We find ourselves on the quiet back roads where the sidewalks are brick, the houses are quaint, and the traffic is light. The crunching of the multicolored leaves under my sneakers acts as a buffer to… Continue

Posted on October 16, 2009 at 5:51pm — 1 Comment

Hard Lessons

I woke this morning with a stabbing pain in my neck. It took me awhile to fully open my eyes since crying myself to sleep left them swollen. I realized the pain was from the corner of the photo album I fell asleep on. Not having been on my yoga mat in a little over a week, today I vowed to return. I willed myself out of bed and placed the album back on the night stand, started the kettle on the stove and opened my laptop to check my mail. I brace myself for the condolences I was about to… Continue

Posted on October 16, 2009 at 4:48am — 4 Comments

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At 9:52am on October 14, 2009, Rynell Cook said…
Hi Hanama!!! How's life been since FD? I've been taking more yoga lately and have been thinking about you! Wish you could make it to Vail for the reunion this winter! Hugs!
xoxo,
Eco
At 12:12pm on September 10, 2009, Donna Freeman said…
Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You inspire me with all you have endured and yet how beautifully and brightly you shine.
At 9:07am on September 4, 2009, NORMA I TORRES said…
have a nice labor day weekend
At 10:41am on August 29, 2009, NORMA I TORRES said…
What a nice surpise; to open my email and find so many new fiends,
thank you for the big welcome.
At 10:01am on August 29, 2009, NORMA I TORRES said…
Sorry it took me so long, I did go on line for a vew days, just on of those moments. It feel so good to have friends. Thank You Norma
At 2:41pm on August 10, 2009, Chad DesMarteau said…
oh no problem at all! i loved reading it.. please keep me updated with what's going on with you k? :)
At 3:39am on August 4, 2009, Halle T said…
Sarah-- I'm moving to Boston in just a few weeks and we have to get together!
At 4:04pm on August 3, 2009, Evelyn Suyen said…


Yogabear hugs to you! :)
At 4:03pm on August 3, 2009, Evelyn Suyen said…
Welcome to Yogabear Sarah from the NYC chapter! It's amazing that you were able to overcome this difficult situation and walked away well and STRONG!

Cheers-
Evelyn
 
 
 

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