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Singing Myself to Sleep.

Recently I heard a story about a reporter who covered executions.  She did not remember each individual execution, she assumed it was a natural self defense mechanism.

She did, however, remember the first one and one other.

The only one she remembered was a women who sang until she could sing no more.

Late at night, when I wake with a jolt thinking about my clients who seem alone or confused I need to sing.  Right now I chant “om” or the peace mantra “om bhu om bhu va ha…”




Maria Young Ace Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (500) Independent Contractor providing the following services: Office Management, Bookkeeping, Web Design, Marketing and Instruction in Yoga and Martial Arts for children and adults. Black Belt, 4 year program, LockBoxing. Maria studied under Erik Lee and won Grand Champion at the Kuk Sool Tri-State Tournament in 2006. Experience Certified Yoga Instructor: 700 hour level. At Piedmont Yoga, Maria’s main instructors were Richard Rosen, Rodney Yee, and Clare Finn. To them she is eternally grateful. Richard Rosen, founder Piedmont Yoga Studio & editor of Yoga Journal says: “Among the 30...students Maria was always among the more assiduous and adept.  If you’re thinking of adding Yoga instruction to your program, then I highly recommend Maria for the job.” College: CSULB: B.A. English Literature, UC Berkeley: M.A. Comparative Literature