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Can Vs Should

September 19th, 2012 | No Comments

In India there is a belief that digestion begins at the fingertips. Since many meals there are eaten with the hands instead of utensils, it follows that you will only pick up as much food off your plate as what you can fit in your mouth. To pick up more food than what you can fit into your mouth is ridiculous.


It’s Not A Sign

September 10th, 2012 | No Comments

On the Northwest point of Stanley Park in Vancouver is Siwash Rock. It is the turnaround point when I jog, so I see it a few times a week.


Be The Teacher

September 10th, 2012 | No Comments

I believe that there comes a time in your yoga practice, very early in fact, where you become a teacher. You learn that the dedication to the practice IS the practice.


Should I Stay Or Should I Go

September 6th, 2012 | 1 Comment

In 2005 I was working my dream job. I was in the industry I had always wanted to be in, and had a great position at the largest and most powerful company in the game. I had the opportunity to participate in amazing events, meet cultural influencers, and was afforded the freedom to pursue my own projects on the side.


Inspiring

August 11th, 2012 | No Comments

Arundhati Roy


Where Does Our Happiness Come From?

May 28th, 2012 | 3 Comments

There is an old Buddhist parable about a woman who sends her young son to the store with 10 rupees (yes, it’s an Indian story – stay with me) to fetch cooking oil for the evening meal.


Interview From A Bar Stool

April 7th, 2012 | No Comments

The lovely ladies from Tales From A Bar Stool were kind enough to interview me recently. The final version is posted on their blog, and you can see that they were exceedingly flattering in it. You can read it here.


The Dead Can’t Hear

April 7th, 2012 | No Comments

There are those things I find categorically wrong with certain teaching practices of yoga that I have witnessed, and then there are those that I simply disagree with – this is one of the latter.

I submit for the consideration of the jury, that Savasana is a silent practice.


Focus

March 21st, 2012 | 3 Comments

I teach a regular Sunday morning meditation class. In it we often discuss how meditation at its core is being alone with your own thoughts.


Death & Humour

September 18th, 2011 | No Comments

Things end. I was reminded of this recently during the second act of As You Like It at Bard On The Beach, when a gentlemen about 15 feet away had a heart attack. Sometimes we are exposed to things that we are not prepared for.