Who Can Teach?

Who Can Teach Yoga? This morning I got a call from a woman asking me about the Subtle Yoga Training and Personal Transformation Program. Although she found the idea of the program compelling, her concern was that she wasn’t advanced enough and that she...

Networks of Grace

“When the joy of compassionate service is combined with the pragmatic and practical drive to transform all existing economic, social and political institutions, a radical divine force is born.” – Andrew Harvey “Networks of Grace” is...

Yoga and Traumatic Brain Injury

A few months ago I got a call from Joe Barrett, the Day Program coordinator at Hind’s Farm, a facility that helps those with traumatic brain injuries. “I have been doing yoga for 8 years and I know how helpful it has been for me,” he said. “I...

7 Ways to Create A Meditation Practice

Here are 7 tips to help you establish a meditation practice. 1. Practice at the same time in the same place – both am and pm. Over time this creates a groove in your biorhythms and in the space/time continuum so that when 7 am and 6 pm (or whatever times you’ve...

The Transformative Power of Offering and Gratitude

When I was in India in 1995, I spent time at a women’s ashram in Kolkata. The head nun there was round and lively. She had many administrative duties including acting as a liaison to the nearby men’s ashram and coordinating the community service projects....