Write what you know

Write what you know

Once form looses function it becomes a funny hat.  Trendy, yes, but practically useless.  When I teach, I spend a proportionally larger amount of time on ‘splaining alignment and breathing patterns than the average yoga instructor.  In my defense, I do teach mostly level one.  For those curious yogis who had their very first yoga lesson with […]

Risk and Reward

If you knew you couldn’t fail, there would be no risk. In yoga, however, there are no guarantees. Sometimes a pose you had nailed yesterday, doesn’t come so easy today. Stretching out of your comfort zone is the price you pay for trying new things, things which may not be successful. IF you don’t want […]

Less is more?

Less is more?

Maybe you’ve heard this curious saying “Less is More.” It doesn’t make sense, right? Less IS less. So what on Earth are “they” trying to say? ? One might successfully substitute the more meaningful phrase “Less is Better,” or “Less is more Efficient.” Let’s consider simplicity for simplicity’s sake by first defining “more.” If you want […]

Great Leaders, are they made or born?

Great Leaders, are they made or born?

Shakespeare said in his play, The Twelfth Night (act II scene V), some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em. When you see that person at the yoga studio, the person with a natural, lithe, sinewy yoga body – you would rightly suppose that person was born to do yoga. Whether they […]