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, […]

Stiff Upper Lip

Stiff Upper Lip

My stiffness stands me in good stead, brings structure, integrity to my yoga. Yes, even when my poses look very ugly, my postures have internal support. This innate lack of flexibility allows me to reach, stretch, engage to my heart’s content. I have a few joints that hyper-extend but for the most part I’m unable […]

100 Reasons!

100 Reasons!

I still occasionally get emails, despite this website, its calendar, description and information pages. Emails from strangers that are full full full of specific questions like 1) When are the classes? 2) How much are they? 3) What type of yoga is it ? Where do you meet? And so on. WTF? All of this information […]

Getting to Know You

Getting to Know You

A curious student asks is Kumari’s flow class hard? Donna replies, “No, it’s not.” Then she qualifies, “It can be hard. You get out of yoga what you put in.” She means I can stand. Or I can stand in Tadasana. There’s nothing inherently difficult about standing. We do it all the time. Women stand, men stand. […]

Reforming Yoga

Reforming Yoga

I’m speaking at the Frazier Park Health Fair on June 27th, 2015 at 11:30am at the Frazier Park School in Frazier Park, CA. Now that I’m committed to speaking, I’m devoting this month’s blogs to what is yoga. Plenty of people who don’t do yoga have an idea of yoga quite off the mark. Let’s reform […]