Category Archives: Yoga

Breath and Breathing

Day 1, Dec. 17, 2017, PM session, Pune, India. Prashant began our afternoon session by setting expectations and asking us to recognize the nature of his work. “We have to be on that plane where we are doing together, not … Continue reading

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There is a Teacher in You!

Day 1, Dec. 17, 2017, AM session, Pune, India. Today the actual sessions began. Abhijata waved the diya (candle) around Patanjali and we all joined together for the invocation. There was so much material covered that I want to post, … Continue reading

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Living the Practice

Dec. 16, 2017, Pune, India I watched the last part of Prashantji’s class this morning, took Abhijata’s lady’s class, and then sat at Geetaji’s feet for a spontaneous talk about the how community must practice and learn from one another. … Continue reading

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Four Generations of Iyengars

Dec. 15, 2017, Govinda’s Gardens, next to the Ragwada Hotel, near Baner road, Pune, India. 4:00 onwards, dinner at 7:30. A sweet reunion; the intimate family, five sisters and one brother, with the extended spiritual family of students and teachers … Continue reading

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The Totality

Totality: that is what everyone called it. The magnificent eclipse of August 21, 2017. The hype was exhilarating. I happen to live part time on the Oregon Coast, the place where the eclipse would initiate this continent and then continue … Continue reading

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Riding the Sea of Change – Tri-Yoga Soho London – June 2nd – 4th

It’s always gratifying to be part of building a community. Tri-Yoga has been my home in London for the last three years, and I look forward to seeing everyone again. This year’s workshops touch on themes that impact us all … Continue reading

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The Name That Can Be Named

This is a unique time in our personal and collective history, for catharsis is always a window into the soul. I have lived through several seemingly seismic chapters in my life, as I am sure you all have. Our personal … Continue reading

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Nov. 11: Drop-in Workshops & Teacher Training in Santa Barbara. Join us!

Introduction to Iyengar Yoga for Teachers I have been teaching this module for the Santa Barbara Yoga Center for twenty years. This year  we are changing the structure to include two workshops open to the general public. If you are … Continue reading

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Touch and the summer of 2016

Going off the well-worn track What happens when I jump off the bus, or the train, or the plane? It depends on how fast I am going to somewhere other than where I am, now, in this moment. This summer … Continue reading

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You lose your grip, and then you slip / Into the masterpiece

You lose your grip, and then you slip / Into the masterpiece. -Leonard Cohen In our upcoming workshop on June 9 in Malibu, my dear friend and inspired colleague, Peri Doslu, and I will create a container for this experience through … Continue reading

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