Fearlessness

Fearlessness

Characteristics of a Yogi #1: Fearlessness Overview: In the Bhagavad Gita, there is a comprehensive list of 26 traits that define a yogi, that are Divine Qualities. In a series of articles, I will take each of these as a topic for examination. Fearlessness: does this...
What is Vinyasa?

What is Vinyasa?

I think that it might be prudent to begin with an orientation. My views and perspectives on vinyasa are in part tempered by an historical moment (2004-2017) and a region of the world: New York City. What vinyasa is here today, is probably different than it was 20...

The True Power of Yoga

Every now and again, as a yoga teacher, I think to myself what in the world am I aspiring to accomplish by teaching yoga??? These sorts of questions are, I think, healthy ones. They keep me honest. They keep me on track. They keep me on my toes… In the end, the...
What does yoga have to say about freedom?

What does yoga have to say about freedom?

When I came to yoga, I was suffering. Quite literally. I experience migraine headaches, and had heard that yoga could reduce stress, and therefore reduce my migraines. Many people come to yoga, to free themselves from physical suffering. I was one of them. Yoga is...