Teacher, Teach Thyself

“Only one who is finely attuned to the inner guide can inspire the awakening of the inner guide in another.” – Swami Rama My practice has moved home the past several weeks.  I’m in this strange and unique place of being a part of a group of teachers that will be a part of a studio. Continue reading “Teacher, Teach Thyself”

A Fertile Ground

Addendum 1/15/2020: In light of recent information about J. Brown, I have made a statement, but I have chosen to leave this post relatively intact. It does not reflect my current view of him as a teacher. Y’all.  I’m confused. I’m in this really awesome 300 hour power yoga teacher training.  It’s hard.  We sweat. Continue reading “A Fertile Ground”

To Unlearn the Trying

Addendum 1/15/2020: In light of recent information about J. Brown, I have made a statement, but I have chosen to leave this post relatively intact. It does not reflect my current view of him as a teacher. “Be prepared to fall with a smile.” Every time I hear J. Brown say this during Tree poseContinue reading “To Unlearn the Trying”

Pose Tutorial: Hot-Mess-Asana

As a long time yoga practitioner, I know the benefits of taking my problems to my mat.  Sometimes the most insurmountable problems can look like molehills after a few minutes in a class.  Then, there are those other days.  Those days when there’s only one asana you can maintain, and it’s Hot-Mess-Asana. I’m not talkingContinue reading “Pose Tutorial: Hot-Mess-Asana”