January 10, 2012

Resolving the problem of resolutions

Nearing the halfway mark in January often makes it rather apparent that our New Year’s resolutions are going to faulter once again. This is not always […]
February 6, 2012

The cost of enlightenment

I was recently reminded, though a conversation with a friend of mine who is interested in yoga but finds the costs prohibitive, of the debate that […]
March 5, 2013

Do you have the right body for yoga?

Although I have never actually asked myself this question, I think it’s definitely an idea that’s out there circling through the minds of yogis around the […]
December 2, 2013

The limited usefulness of concepts

Using concepts can be helpful. There are natural processes taking place and we can use concepts to get our minds to grasp them as it is […]
January 3, 2014

Extending ourselves

When we extend ourselves in our postures we extend the physical form. But we can and should also endeavour to extend past the physical form. What […]
February 2, 2014

Where are you going?

Someone asked me a few weeks back, “Is there are reason why you don’t have a random destination button on your GPS?” The reason for this […]
March 4, 2014

Intentional self-regulation

Often when I am talking to someone about my practice, I’ll serendipitously say something that I really like. While pondering my dharma talk for my students […]
April 3, 2014

What does the gazelle do when it isn’t being chased by the lion?

Do you require crises in your life in order to make the changes that are needed, or to act as you know you should or to […]
May 3, 2014
Stay conscious

A physical expression of thought

One way to look at the asana practice is as a expression of your mind/consciousness/intelligence. Our words and actions reflect the state of our minds, so […]
June 2, 2014

A place of non-judgement?

I have heard a lot of people talk about how the yoga space should be a place of non-judgement but I personally think this is a […]