Category Archives: yoga

Nomad, no more.

Salutations to that reality in which all the elements, and all the animate and inanimate beings shine as if they had their own independent existence, and in which they exist for a time, an into which they merge. — Yoga … Continue reading

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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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