Yoga Philosophy as a Path of Self-Realization in the Real World
Yoga has been my exercise, hobby, and side-gig for nearly my entire adult life. Through cross-planet moves, falling in love and getting my heart broken, a global pandemic (say what?!), losing loved ones and jobs, career changes, and quarter life crises — yoga has been there every step of the…
Practice With Consistency
Patanjali tells us that practice becomes grounded when it is pursued consistently, with earnestness, over a long period of time. For many of us, we feel as if this is almost impossible. We may have a busy work and/or school schedule, or maybe kids, family and pets that demand attention….
11 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Yoga
I’ve spent the last year fine-tuning and teaching a History of Yoga workshop curriculum. It’s meant listening to endless history podcasts, combing through interviews with senior teachers like Judith Hanson Lasater and Richard Rosen, reading arresting new scholarship from academics like Mark Singleton and James Mallinson, and thumbing through primary…
Get Lost, Start Over: Why Yoga Starts When Things Fall Apart
It’s a cool, grey Saturday morning in Portland. 7:45am. I’m on the road, cruising along about 45 mph, pleasantly caffeinated, smoothie in hand, headed to teach my 8:15am class. Life is calm and quiet and good. (The caffeine helps). Good, that is, until, out of nowhere, smack in the middle…
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