Yoga As Healing Practice

This was an interview with Jessica Gregory is for a healing environments graduate level class concerning yoga and personal healthcare.  Who are you and what is your background and experience in yoga? I began studying yoga in earnest in1996 in Australia while working...

My Asana Practice Now

My practice now is less about performing difficult or flashy asana (what I call “circus tricks”) and more about learning to truly inhabit my body. It’s about refining my intentions and personal integrity. Can I be ever more present and aware of how I live on this...
What is Yoga

What is Yoga

I often come across strong opinions on “what is yoga” or “what is true yoga” and what is not. What constitutes legitimate practices and how should they be performed. Before we begin to make any sort of determination, we should explore what the word “yoga” is pointing...
The Gentle Warrior

The Gentle Warrior

(Excerpt from The Problem of Pain in Yoga by Matthew Remski) (My preface) I believe this is a very timely article about the tendency in some of us for yoga to become a showy performance, pushing past our limits in a way that can become consciously or unconsciously...