Over it

Over it

“Shouldn’t you be over that by now?” is what she asks me. Before I elaborate on what “it” is, the following analogy: Let’s say you’re a kid. Your dog has puppies. Your parents, bless their hearts relatively loving yet decidedly overburdened, can’t handle the additional expense. No one means to traumatize you for life. In fact, […]

What’s best for you

What’s best for you

Behavior begins as an experiment. If you don’t believe me, hang out with babies. Real babies. Infants. Balancing on their tummies, babies stretch and reach lifting their thighs and arms like little airplanes. Why? They’re experimenting. Learning their bodies. Practicing co-ordination. Without words they are figuring. And so do you. Unless you have an unusual […]

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 Discovery of Ignorance

The Discovery of Ignorance

I’m teaching a yoga workshop this Saturday the 15th from 1pm-3pm at Samsara Wellness Center 5301 Office Park Way, in Bakersfield. Please come! Before my stint at YogaWorks in the late naughts I perform sukhasana sitting Indian style. You know, legs cross, butt on the floor, like a kid. Check out “Light On Yoga” published in the […]