Episode 5 – Did I join a cult?

Did you watch "Wild Wild Country" on Netflix? Lauren talks about her Osho Tarot deck that she bought fifteen years ago not knowing anything about Osho. (Does divination and Zen Buddhism mix?) She also talks about some questions the film left her with. Where'd Rajneesh get all that dang money? What happened to the children … Continue reading Episode 5 – Did I join a cult?

BYEDD: Eagle

All month long (National Yoga Month, ya'll) we've been revisiting Baron Baptiste's Journey Into Power and doing a little Baptiste Yoga Every Damn Day. Today, we are looking at Eagle pose or Garudasana. I've recently learned that in English we translate the root Sanskrit word "Garuda" into Eagle, but Garuda is actually a mythological, king of all … Continue reading BYEDD: Eagle

Baptiste Yoga Every Damn Day: Child’s Pose

This month, I'm focusing on getting back to the basics.  I talked before about having doubts about my teaching, my practice, and even myself, and I think the best method for dealing with it all is just to quiet all the external input and get back to what you know.  In regards to yoga, Baptiste … Continue reading Baptiste Yoga Every Damn Day: Child’s Pose

How to Start Your Own Yoga Practice at Home

I frequently mention that I started doing yoga at home.  I practiced at home, alone, for years before ever stepping into a studio class.  If you're a beginner, I always recommend finding a good teacher you can talk to, ask questions, and have them examine your form.  There are many reasons that people choose to practice … Continue reading How to Start Your Own Yoga Practice at Home