Author Archives: NomadYOGI

About NomadYOGI

NomadYOGI is the Yogi's Social Network: A complete web platform designed to explore, organize, and share a yoga-centered life.

‘Oops, We Did It Again!’ Yoga Journal Is What Co-optation Looks Like — All Things Yoga

Is it possible for companies like Yoga Journal to be body positive when they are built on a for-profit, corporate model that has a legal obligation to sell the practice? Especially when they often sell yoga as an elite luxury … Continue reading

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We’re preparing for the Day In Silence – sshhh

Here’s an exercise that will change your life: Spend one day, each month, In Silence. What happens when you intentionally stop talking? Just for one day? Even half a day? Many of us have deepened our yoga practices on silent, … Continue reading

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Bikram on wrong end of major court ruling

A three-person panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Bikram Choudhury in a case involving his attempt to copyright his yoga sequence. The news is out there at various outlets. Here’s Time: Bikram Choudhury, the … Continue reading

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Have Ashtanga, will travel

Two different sounding positions for an Ashtanga teacher are out there, via the October newsletter at Ashtanga.com: Announcements 1. Ashtanga Teacher Wanted – Basel, Switzerland Looking for a qualified teacher to cover my evening classes (Mysore and 2x led class) in Dec … Continue reading

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Making yoga accessible to the people who need it

I don’t think there’s a whole lot of argument that there is a lot not to like about how yoga continues to grow in the West. There may be a lot of argument about what, specifically, to dislike, but from conversations … Continue reading

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What if you have a brilliant idea while meditating?

Thoughts come and go during meditation, just as they do during other activities. No problem. Continue reading

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So, how’s your laundry?

On the joy of washing my clothes in a bucket from Goa, India. Continue reading

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