What do you remember about your first time? I asked Jeff, a recent graduate of the 200-hour yoga teacher training at PYC, to share this insanely funny story he told us about his first time. He had us all rolling on the floor laughing. It began something like this…His name was Nigel. My first impression of Nigel was that he was strange! A tall man with the long yogic beard, a turban on top his head and a penchant for not wearing much clothing. …
Today is a day of celebration, a day to lean into joy. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would not be granting an easement under Lake Oahe for the Dakota Access pipeline to cross the Missouri River, just a half mile upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation.
Last week I checked in with Rachel Irwin, who was at the front lines of the Standing Rock protest. I asked her a few questions for a peek into what the experience was like.
In last month’s newsletter I talked about a mindfulness practice I’ve taken up as a result of a photograph that caught… Read more Friendliness Meditation
Spleen 4, when used in conjunction with pericardium 6, is my go-to balm for frazzled nerves, for those mind-racing insomniac nights. I love using these two acupressure points in a side-lying position in bed. Within moments, I feel a calm float over me, and then I drift off into z-land.
I love the word luddite, Alex uses it all the time. And the other day, I was so happy to be… Read more #FuckSocialMedia
There is magic afoot. In just over two short months, another 200-hour yoga teacher training will begin at Pavones Yoga Center.… Read more July 200-Hour Multidimensional Yoga Teacher Training: Meet The Staff
My surfer friends love this sequence. It’s one that I developed in dealing with the scar tissue that resulted after… Read more Shoulder Therapy: new yoga video
Each one of our extraordinary beings contains both Male and Female energy, the Yin and the Yang, the In and… Read more Balancing Male and Female Energy
After many many years of a personal practice it was not until I dove head first into my 200-hour yoga… Read more Pranayama: The Breath of Life
Yummy Yoga Using a focal point, a drishti, in a yoga practice is something that to a beginning student or… Read more Subtle Mind Drishti: How To Use Focal Points In Yoga