Gas lit

Gas lit

“Relationship with a narcissist in a nutshell: You will go from being the perfect love of their life to nothing you do is ever good enough. You will give your everything and they will take it all and give you less and less in return. You will end up depleted emotionally, mentally, spiritually and probably […]

These adhesions to the soul

These adhesions to the soul

Monday night Begin Here Now continues in Bakersfield. Ashtanga primary series meets Fridays in Santa Clarita. The full calendar of locations and prices is under the link “Calendar” Yoga sutra 2:21 tad-artha eva drishyasya atma The sutra translates “The essence or nature of the knowable objects exists only to serve as the objective field for […]

Red Green and Yellow yoga

Red Green and Yellow yoga

“It’s no one thing we do. It’s all of it.” Asaf Bitton. Green. I call him “Green.” This certain kind of person goes full-speed ahead. Green is fun student because he accepts challenge with aplomb, follows directions and doesn’t fear setting up at the front of the room. Green means “go!” He revs his engine, […]

The Second Sutra

The Second Sutra

Soon after the death of Leonard Nimoy I attend a screening of “For the Love of Spock.” The director, Adam Nimoy, can be seen in my shot. I sit safely nestled within my tribe of OS fans enjoying the film, the live interview, and my fond memories. I remember watching Star Trek with my mother. […]

Begin Here Monday Night

Begin Here Monday Night

Monday night’s class is “Begin Here Now.” No experience, no knowledge, no special gear is necessary. Everyone is welcome. The class is designed for curious practitioners, absolute beginners and people of all shapes and sizes. In this class I put yoga in context. A little more explanation than normal allows easy transition on to regular […]

Full Circle Rainbow

Full Circle Rainbow

There’s been a shift in instruction, the art of teaching, from growth toward proficiency. A shift that began with the George W Bush presidency. When Bush acknowledges our present system isn’t doing so well, he suggests a policy of “No Child Left Behind.”  Too many drop-outs equals too many uneducated, ill-educated, maladjusted Americans who can’t […]