Being an American woman is complicated enough, but being a Chinese woman is a science — one that I am continuing to learn during my year of teaching in China. On a recent Saturday afternoon, after a one-hour yoga class with my friend Rosie, she gave me a lesson.

If you attended a Go Swim summer camp in 2004, you will certainly remember Coach Marcia Diederich. Marcia has been living and teaching in China for the past four months, and files this report.