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Celebrating the Life of Martha Marcom

May 3, 2017
Celebrating the Life of Martha Marcom

Dear friends,


Many of you have been asking how we will be celebrating and memorializing the life of Martha Marcom, and this blog lists our plans.  Her obituary is below, and embedded in it is the information about a reception and celebration service we’ll have on Sunday, May 21. Notice of the other events follow.


Martha Bergstein Marcom

Martha Bergstein Marcom, co-founder of Yoga on High, has entered her final Savasana. Martha was a passionate teacher and yogi, and we know that her lessons of caring and joy filled many people with the incredible wonder that she felt for life.

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News about Martha Marcom, Founder of Yoga on High

April 29, 2017
News about Martha Marcom, Founder of Yoga on High

Martha Marcom, lifelong yogini and co-founder of Yoga on High, left her body on Friday night, April 28.  She died during a wild electrical storm and we like to think of her riding out on a lightening bolt into the Light of her next journey. We are planning some events to honor and celebrate her life and her many contributions to our community and the world at large. These will be posted as details are confirmed. Gratitude to you, her community, for your ongoing blessings, Reiki and prayers during the end of her life.

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Building Empathy during Tough Times

April 27, 2017
Building Empathy during Tough Times

As we deal with Martha’s impending death and the grief of her family and close friends, perhaps we can use this time to address how best to empathize with one another during hard periods in our lives. I know that SO very many of you care about her family and close friends, and you might not know what to say or do. There are some ways of showing your care that are easier for most people to receive. Let’s use this devastating event of the death of Martha to learn some tools that will likely serve you the rest of your life.


I’d like to start by recommending one of my favorite new books about offering empathy, There is No Good Card for This:

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May Calendar of Events

April 25, 2017

Schedule Updates:

Tuesday 7:15p Sekoia Level 1 & 2 Karine


Workshops:

May 7 Book Conversations with Lori Guth Moffett

May 12 Ayurvedic Herbs: Herbal Oils and Ghee with Jasmine Grace and Meredith Bury

May 20 Sekoia Spirit Journey:

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Update on Martha Marcom

April 14, 2017
Update on Martha Marcom

Dear friends,


Martha remains in hospice surrounded by family and love. Nothing like a 4-year-old to keep love and light in the room and we have had more laughter over the last 10 days than I ever could have imagined. And somehow we keep having parties with silly hats. Who knew that was a yogic death ritual? And poems, lots of poems about life and death (the best ones always have both.

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