Unconditional

Not much time to blog over the past couple of days. I’m preparing for a seminar I’m going to teach at MAHEC next month – The Fundamentals of Yoga – a training program for mental health professionals to learn about some of the tools of yoga and...

Keeping the First Chakra Clean

In the seventh weekend of the Subtle Yoga Training and Personal Transformation Program, I teach a workshop called, “A Day in the Life of a Yogi.” We discuss what the traditional yogis were all about – their  meditation and asana practices,...

Resigning from the Complaining Club

If satsang (or satsaunga, depending on how you spell it!) is the key to health and happiness, then how do you go about getting it? I guess the thing I wonder about personally is finding the balance between being there for people who may not be the most uplifting, but...

Yoga – rewiring the brain one monkey at a time

I’ve got monkey’s on my mind. Which should not necessarily be confused with “monkey-mind” although I have that too. A neuro-scientist at Princeton, Dr. Elizabeth Gould, studies the brains of monkeys, and rats. Personally,  I’d rather...

It works

So I just got a text message from my relative – it said, “I’m so excited!” and was followed by an announcement for a yoga class series for Women in Recovery. She’s going to give it a try. ‘ The thing is, I have never said anything...