Tag: yoga

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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Who Is Showing Up To Do The Yoga?

I follow Thug Yoga on Facebook because the posts make me chuckle. It's funny...to me. This morning, Thug Yoga posted the above picture.  The first thing that came to my…
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Yoga: A Love Story

When you talk about love, it has to be unconditional. There is really no such thing as conditional love and unconditional love. It is just that there are conditions and…
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The “Next Big” Yoga Trap

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2.42: From an attitude of contentment (santosha), unexcelled happiness, mental comfort, joy, and satisfaction is obtained. (santosha anuttamah sukha labhah)   Spiritual teacher, Ramana Maharishi, used…
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How Would Your Life Change If You Were Practicing Yoga?

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali describe yoga as 'the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind". The fluctuations of the mind keep us from knowing our Selves and experiencing the world…
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Tales Of An Ex Ashtanga Whiner

The joy of whining Before starting, a question: Will it help?   Like holding a grudge, or like panicking, whining rarely helps. If anything, any of the three make it…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Day Life: A Firm Foundation

Yoga Sutras of Pantajali 1:30-Obstacles on the path of yoga are disease, dullness, doubt, carelessness, laziness, sensuality, false perception, failure to reach firm ground...   Defining the Sutra: For commentary…
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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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