Engraved Invitation

Engraved Invitation

Yesterday I blogged on the inappropriate yoga student.  The kind male or female, who takes advantage of the yoga teacher.  It’s bad enough when teachers as famous as Bikrahm are dragged into court on rape charges, I mean that’s bad.  But equally dangerous is the predatory student, the kind who insists on a private lesson just […]

Reconstructive Restorative Pose

Reconstructive Restorative Pose

One of my mother’s talents was the ability to reconstruct a dress having viewed it once.  Though sewing was a common skill for women of her generation, few people sew as well as my mother did.  (She passed when I was 20) She had an extensive understanding of how clothing is put together.  Ironically, I’m not […]

Can one reach enlightenment with an evil teacher?

Can one reach enlightenment with an evil teacher?

Recently my yogi friend, Von Dent, from Hawai’i asked the question: Can One Reach Enlightenment with an Evil Teacher?  Von did not define evil.  For my own purposes I use as a working definition of evil: the exploitation of the vulnerable.  Inquiring minds would like to know: if you have a teacher who is pulling […]