March 14, 2012

Holding Opposites. ~ S. Ashley Hunt

Secure, rooted in the earth.
Head in the clouds. 
The fangs of compassion pierce my flesh
As blood drips from my wound to the ground
I am reminded of the watery relationship we share.
Did I serve with all of myself?
Did I prostrate myself on the doormat of humanity?
Did I bare witness to the dying and to those celebrating joy? 
Did I bow to the magnificence of earth? 
Did I serve in action, thought and speech?
Did I serve?
Did I serve with all of myself?
Video Details: 
Gayatri Mantra chanted by: S. Ashley Hunt
mixed with a dubstep remix of Roads By: Portishead.
Film and Still mash-up: S. Ashley Hunt
S. Ashley Hunt has been studying and practicing yoga for the last 8 years. Ashley has her Bachelors of Arts in Hinduism and Buddhism from Trinity College, CT. She continues her graduate studies at The Goddard College in the Individualized Masters of Arts program with a concentration in Consciousness Studies. Ashley has been teaching yoga for the last several years in yoga studios and within academia. Last year Ashley taught her own yoga philosophy curriculum to Trinity College undergraduates. A class formatted to the setting of a liberal arts New England college where the academic study of yogic ideology is coupled with the practice of yogic techniques. Ashley is also a current participant of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy program, and will be a certified UZIT by this coming March. Ashley completed Lilias Folan and Katy Knowles 200 hr teacher training and is currently studying for her 500hr certification with Lila Yoga. She has taken many a master training with Para Yoga-Rod Styker, and respects the authenticity and clarity of Rodney Yee, Colleen Yee, Roshi Joan Halifax, Richard Freeman and Richard Rosen’s teachings through her work with Urban Zen Integrative Therapy. Blessings and love to Turner Hunt, Tracy Hunt and Ducky Hunt, Ashley’s family will forever be in her heart.


Editor: Tanya L. Markul

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