Hype or Hope?

Hype or Hope?

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. -Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician (31 Mar 1596-1650) Tomorrow I’m subbing again for the Kundalini class in Santa Clarita. I love teaching this style, which incorporates chanting, meditation, […]

Begin Here Monday Night

Begin Here Monday Night

Monday night’s class is “Begin Here Now.” No experience, no knowledge, no special gear is necessary. Everyone is welcome. The class is designed for curious practitioners, absolute beginners and people of all shapes and sizes. In this class I put yoga in context. A little more explanation than normal allows easy transition on to regular […]

The pain that has not yet happened

The pain that has not yet happened

In the paradox that is Vedic philosophy two ideas emerge. The first, “suffering is not necessary,” is the lighthouse towards most followers fly. Like moths drawn to a lamp the journey is short and well-illumed but getting close is perilous. Such people are quick to spout, “Don’t have a judgement. Nothing is real. It’s all […]

Enlightenment is a Gas

Enlightenment is a Gas

“You kids weren’t into it,” is what my mother told me when I ask how come she didn’t stick with being a stage mother. I’m twelve years old; my contemporary, Brooke Shields, is on the back page of Life magazine. Brooke’s turning heads as a model, as an actress. Why isn’t that me? ? Only […]