Category: Yoga Philosophy

With Me or Against Me

Photo by Andrea Killam People are asking, "Why is there a culture of silence in Yoga?" Something that often makes people go silent is "all or nothing" and "with me…
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My Answer To Kino: Would You Still Love Me If I Don’t Handstand Anymore?

Photo By Wanda Koch Kino posted an article today, "Would You Still Love Me If I Don't Handstand Anymore?" My answer is "yes" because I do not choose teachers based…
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It Is So Much Easier To Tell You To Change

It is so much easier to tell someone else or an organization to change than to actually change ourselves. How many times have you made a statement that Ashtanga, the…
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Yogini’s Path To Motherhood

Liat Pakes by Kelly Levy Photography Guest Post by Liat Pakes As of today, I have been practicing one year of motherhood. I never thought that this role would suit…
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What You Don’t Know, Makes You Dangerous

Before you make that statement on social media, before you write that blog post, stop. Ask yourself, do you have all the information? Do you understand the subject outside of…
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Yoga Will Not Keep Bad Things From Happening

Yoga is not an inoculation against bad things. It is the science of learning how to deal with bad things when they happen. If you are lucky, you start to…
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Random Ashtanga Stuff That Has Been Driving Me Up The Wall

I have been reading and hearing some stuff that I just want to speak to. You may not care but it will be cathartic for me. If you agree or…
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The Gift of Not Fitting In

Not fitting in makes you question life and it wakes you up. Usually, it is not until we see or experience something outside of the norm that we question normalcy…
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Yoga Practice in Good and Bad Times

"Your toothache is impermanent, but your non-toothache is also impermanent. With that insight, you look at birth, death, old-age, ups and downs, suffering, and happiness with the eyes of a…
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A Yoga Practice to Wake Up To

In order for our practice to work, it has to be stronger then our negative ideations.  If not, Self Hate will say, "is that all you got?" Addiction will say,…
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