Yoga Blasphemy?

Yoga Blasphemy?

I’m a yoga teacher and I weight train. There. I said it. Now let me explain. The fine teachers who mentored me early on often took a dim view of weight training (and most other forms of physical exercise). It was thought that resistance training was completely...

Yoga As Healing Practice

This was an interview with Jessica Gregory 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 in a...

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...