Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots

A couple blogs back, in “Purple Elephants and Diet Soda” I touched on the connection between diet and health. I am not a doctor. I had three years of high school, and I received a BA from the University of Hawai’i (with distinction) in History. That honed my research skills. I know how to google information. And […]

Spirit Junkies

Spirit Junkies

Once upon a time I was big into meditating. Back in the day everybody wanted to bend spoons. (Just think and grow hot!) Levitate, astral project, read minds. Yoga wasn’t for hipsters so much as yoga was for shamans. Those were magical times. Then I think people started to get it. There’s nothing so cool […]

Pain-Killer Extravaganza

Pain-Killer Extravaganza

I write often on yoga and grief. Anguish is an emotion dear to my heart, deeply embedded in my practice, because of my lavish experiences with sadness, clinical depression and disappointment. I’m the yoga teacher who became a teacher in response to severe blows life dealt me. I guess that’s why when I meet non-yogis who smoke, drink and […]

Power over People

Power over People

placentious MEANING: adjective: Pleasing or inclined to please. I blog mercilessly on these placentious types of people who chirp don’t have a judgment, ’cause generally speaking they’re a bunch o’ posers, making asana of themselves. The flip gestures of mudra, the mispronounced Sanskrit, the lack of dristi is disturbing. Even the ones, bless their heart, who genuinely want […]