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Valuable insights for your yoga journey

The yoga of mentoring

Last night, I was Facebook chatting with a woman I have gotten to be friends with here in Seattle. She's about a decade younger than me,  has been teaching yoga for about a year or

Crotch Biscuits (and other random thoughts and glimpses from a Bikram Yoga class)

Crotch biscuits, as termed by Tina Fey in her book Bossypants (which I clearly need to read), are the wobbly triangles on one's inner thighs. They are a part of the (typically) female anatomy that

The Myth of Yoga

Lately, I have been bombarded by (primarily on Facebook) this huge myth about how fantastic yoga is. About how it's all sunshine and rainbows and unicorns and handstands. Or arm balances. Or whatever extreme backbend

Developing a Self-Practice

The dreaded self-practice. You know how I talk about homework, and doing some of the stuff we do in class on your own? Well yes, I am talking to each and every ONE of you

Yoga – A Practice in Self-Inquiry

I arrived to the practice space this morning, only to discover that my lovely monthly lady friend had come a few days early (which would explain why I was bemoaning how fat I felt and

It’s OKAY to have a bad day

I had a bad day yesterday. Not epic bad, just not so good. Just one of those days, when I was starting to get really frustrated. With the fact that no one returns my emails

Taking yoga to the “extreme”

Oh my, here we go again. More controversy in the yoga world. Or so it seems to be controversial, to me at the very least. (Yes, I am one little person, but I think I've