Negative thinking

This is what your yoga practice is for: we practice not panicking, we practice breathing, we practice looking directly at the thing that scares us until we stop flinching, we practice overriding our Discomfort, and rediscovering with delight our possibilities. Recently after completing a yoga sequence the teacher encouraged us to drop “negative” thinking for […]

Open Season

Recently the subject came up of “fear.” Specifically some teachers were discussing fear of teaching, fear that accompanies public speaking, correcting students and having to make unpopular announcements. As a student you hear a lot of blah blah blah about being authentic, the veil of illusion, and other yogi philosophy. So it may seem shocking […]