Category: Social Media

Yoga Shred

This is the time of year when Face Book and Instagram present me with ads on “Yoga Shred” and how I can get my best body from yoga.  I may…
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Ask the AYP: Cultivating a Home Yoga Practice

This comment came through on the AYP this week. I have very little trouble getting up. Trouble begins when I hit my mat. I find it very difficult to keep…
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The Good Old Days of Ashtanga Yoga

  In my beginning years of practicing Ashtanga, none of my teachers ever made me feel like there was a rush to get anywhere. This was pre social media. Honestly,…
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AYP Interviews Ashtanga Dispatch: Connecting w/ Ashtanga Through the Written Word

I am a fervent believer in supporting what I what to see more of in the world. If you follow the Ashtanga Yoga Project on Face Book, you know that I…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Life: Every Experience is a Valid Experience

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:21- The seen only exists for the sake of the Atman. Defining the Sutra: In Sutra 2:18, we explored the idea that we are in this time…
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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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What does a Good Yoga Teacher Look Like?

Today, I read an article where the characteristics of a certain celebrity was being used as a model for a good Yoga teacher. This celebrity did something that the author considered…
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Will We Ever Get Past The Yoga and Body Image Diversity Issue?

Yoga Journal is coming under fire again because its attempts at body positivity has yet again missed the mark. They were supposedly doing an issue that spotlighted plus size practitioner Jessamyn Stanley but did…
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A.P.P Goes To Mysore: Ashtanga Yoga Pre Social Media

Sharath told us that he was glad that he started practicing Yoga before Social Media because he could concentrate on his practice.  I started practicing before Social Media as well…
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