Category: Interviews

Kino MacGregor: World’s First Yoga Channel

When Kino MacGregor asked me to take a look at her new project, I of course said, "Yes!" I have always admired Kino's work ethic. When it comes to innovative ways…
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Just an Average Girl: The Gift of Ashtanga, Authorization and Illness

I am so excited to share this story.  Kira Williams was surprised with Sharath's blessing to teach and a devastating illness all within a few years of each other. "I’ve never…
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Ask the APP: What is Svadyaya/Self Study?

I recently received a question asking for clarification on Svadyaya. Two Schools of Thought on Svadyaya Svadyaya means studying yourself and any work you do on yourself is self study. …
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Ashtanga Vinyasa VS Ashtanga Yoga

So I am beating a dead horse here but I want to keep you guys posted on what is going on. I recently wrote two posts, Whose Ashtanga Should I…
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The Spirtual Side of Yoga w/ Kino MacGregor

  Kino MacGregor is a certified Ashtanga teacher from Miami, author of three books, producer of six Ashtanga Yoga DVDs, writer, vlogger, world traveler, co-founder of Miami Life Center (www.miamilifecenter.com), co-founder…
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Strength and Grace: 10 Quotes From Female Greats of Ashtanga Yoga

I was very excited to receive a copy of Strength and Grace by Alicia Beale and Derick Yu from Ekam Inhale.  Strength and Grace , a collection of essays from female…
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A Student’s Perspective on Certification or Authorization to teach Ashtanga

I received this response from reader, Cindy Capwell, in response to APP's recent post, Ashtanga Teacher Certification/Authorization Rubbish?    I am a beginner Ashtangi, by any measure.  In the short…
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A Deeper Conversation on Pain In Yoga with Gregor Maehle and Satinder Khalsa

I received a comment on my article, Yogi's Attitude Towards Pain, that made me realize that I deeper conversation  on pain and suffering needed to take place. The comment centered…
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Interview with Gregor Maehle on Samadhi

[caption id="attachment_3581" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gregor Maehle[/caption]   Ashtanga teacher and practitioner, Gregor Maehle is  the author of Ashtanga Yoga Practice and Philosophy, Ashtanga Yoga: The intermediate Series, Yoga Meditation, and…
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Top 5 Reasons You Love Ashtanga!!!!

A little over a week ago, I asked APP readers, "Why do you love Ashtanga?" One of the misconceptions, about Ashtanga Yoga, is that it is just physical and that…
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