What a Yoga Practice Looks Like

"To be a miner of diamonds, take care of your picks and shovels.  To be a miner of your spiritual Self, take care of your body, breath, and mind.  But don't confuse the tools and the goals."   -Swami Jnaneshvara This is the second part of my yoga social media experiment that I talked about last … Continue reading What a Yoga Practice Looks Like

The Places You Speak From

I had a dream last night that I lost my Southern accent, and no one could understand what I was saying.  My students stared at me puzzled as if they couldn't comprehend one word that left my lips.  While I don't necessarily think dreams have definite meaning or contain predictions, I can't help but notice … Continue reading The Places You Speak From

Get off my Limb: Why Asana-only yoga is still yoga.

In my early twenties, I ordered the popular DVD workout series, "Yoga Booty Ballet" out of desperation to get a slammin' hot yoga bod.  My only exposure to yoga before this was another exercise DVD, but the Yoga Booty Ballet late night infomercial viewed after a evening of binge drinking had me convinced that I needed this in my … Continue reading Get off my Limb: Why Asana-only yoga is still yoga.