Aubade

Aubade

  A Beginner’s guide to Yoga 1) Ya gotta start or you never know This may sound obvious but I can’t tell you how many people I’ve met over the years who never start. They call me up, pick my brain, steal half an hour or an hour of time (that they will never get […]

You need a good mat

You need a good mat

If you’ve been practicing yoga since the 70s you probably know that yoga pre-dates mats.  Lillias didn’t use one, and neither did Arjuna in the Gita.  If you want to be old school you might be using an authentic sheep skin, which does feel very nice under the feet.  Or maybe, like in the picture […]

Hitting the Mat

Sports are more fun with the right gear. Yoga is no exception. Even if you mainly practice yoga for the meditative experience, having a good mat makes that experience better. I’ve never made a secret of my preference for the Jade Yoga Professional Mat. This mat is dense enough to dispense with extra padding for knees, and […]