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Reflection on Truthfulness

This is the second  in our series of poems and reflections on the ten ethical principals of yoga. Satya, or truthfulness, is the second principal of yoga. Dover Beach Matthew Arnold The sea is calm to-night. The tide is full, … Continue reading


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Relationship yoga

A few weeks ago Fay and I stumbled on The Relationship Skills Workbook, a new self-help book from Sounds True Publishing. We liked it immediately, have both read it, and are working through some of the exercises together.  You won’t … Continue reading


The ups and downs of your yoga practice

In each of our “Food for your Practice” newsletters, we ask our teachers to share their observations about some aspect of their practice of yoga.  This issue marking the return of our newsletters after a period of lying fallow, the … Continue reading


The ups and downs in your yoga practice

In each of our “Food for your Practice” newsletters, we ask our teachers to share their observations about some aspect of their practice of yoga.  This issue marking the return of our newsletters after a period of lying fallow, the … Continue reading


Introduction to the Yamas and Niyamas

 It strikes me as a kind of grace when time, which can be so ruthless, seems instead to align and perfect something beautiful.  Wines grow richer in the cask, eons make a river stone smooth, my father was sweeter and … Continue reading


The Radiance Sutras

Here’s an excerpt from a wonderful new book we’ve found – a collection of beautiful poems in the yogic tradition, written in Sanskrit in the Middle Ages.  I you like it, this interview with the translator might also appeal…. The Radiance Sutras Verse … Continue reading


Reflection on Non-harming

This is the first in our series of poems and reflections on the ten ethical principals of yoga. Ahimsa, or non-harming, is the first principal of yoga. The Waking   I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I … Continue reading


Columbo

If Lieutenant Columbo ever wrote a book about yoga, it would read like Yoga PhD…

Perusing the culture of modern American yoga with Carol Horton, we’re intrigued by nearly everything we see: “Spiritual” lines of clothing promoted by manifestly soul-less companies, a chock-full meditation class in the heart of the dairy-belt, a movie starlet glibly declaring … Continue reading


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A Yoga Sutras Makeover

I love Patanjali‘s Yoga Sutras; I have almost as many editions as I do fingers and toes. When I heard there was a new translation and commentary of course I had to grab a copy. I’ve just finished Threads of Yoga: A Remix … Continue reading


Holiday Sale

Our crow-elves have arranged some special goodies to make it easier for you to give your loved ones (or yourself!) the gift of yoga during the holiday season. Holiday Sale on class passes 5 class pass $65 ($15 savings)      purchase … Continue reading