Live Music

August 10th, 2011 | 5 Comments

I am blessed to have known my great-uncle.

Hot Meditation

August 9th, 2011 | No Comments

The yoga isn’t always what you think.

Laugh. Now. I Mean It.

August 8th, 2011 | No Comments

It’s important to do fun stuff. I know, ground-break statement. But medically, scientifically, ayurvedically; it actually is important.

Strike A Pose

July 20th, 2011 | No Comments

Last night in class I reiterated for my regular students, and underlined clearly for my new students, that in my class they have the absolute freedom to skip any pose they want.

The Birthplace of Intention

July 20th, 2011 | No Comments

A recent story in the news caught my attention, concerning the passing of the last remaining heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The Edge

July 20th, 2011 | No Comments

“The Edge… there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.”
– Hunter S. Thompson

What Are You An Expert Of?

July 16th, 2011 | 2 Comments

I received an interesting email this weekend.

Trade Passion for Silliness

July 7th, 2011 | No Comments

One of my favourite teachers is coming to town soon. His name is Lama Marut. He is an American that went to Tibet, where he was ordained a Buddhist monk. He then traveled around on a motorcycle to teach. He was the motorcycle monk.

The Irony of Yoga Practice

July 4th, 2011 | No Comments

One of the primary intellectual practices of yoga is non-attachment. We learn how our experience of influential things in our lives hinges not on the intrinsic value of these things, but on our relationship to them.

You Make It Harder When You Breathe

June 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ujjayi breathing is a heating breath, performed consciously in many asana (yoga) practices. The act of asking a class to make their Ujjayi breathing audible is a symptom of lazy teaching.