Monthly Archives: February 2012

Another yogi’s perspective on the latest NYT article

Editor’s note:  After publishing my take on William Broad’s NYT article regarding sexual misconduct in the yoga world, my dear friend and colleague, Matt Fields-Johnson replied with this thoughtful response.  I respect and admire his words and wanted to share … Continue reading

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NY Times fans sexual flames, not Yoga…well, not my version anyway

Another scintillating press piece on yoga by a guy trying hard to sell a book about “the dangers of yoga” (shocking!)  You can read it here.  After 13 years of practice and 3 years of teaching, I can assure you … Continue reading

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Ahimsa, a personal view

Editor’s note:  This post originally appeared on the Facebook page for Curi Yoga here. Ever since i read about Patanjali’s core priciples for living, the Yamas and the Niyamas, i’m intrigued by and busy practicing one of the Yama’s (wise … Continue reading

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Yoga Geek/Cynic finds a home

I prefer answers to questions about things we can only feel to have at least a toe-hold in science.  But that’s just me.  My geeky half has a cynical side. So when I attended Yiwen Chang’s Thai Massage Workshop at … Continue reading

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Yoga Rave! (in Chattanooga, TN no less)

Chattanooga’s first Yoga Rave was held at the Tennessee Bouldering Authority (TBA) climbing gym last Saturday night.  TBA was also the site of Chattanooga’s first slack line yoga class.  The co-owner of TBA Gym, Theresa Rodriguez, was instrumental in bringing … Continue reading

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Core Workshop with Stephen Kaleda: How to Bring Your Foot All the Way to Your Mouth

We got off to a bad start since in the first five minutes I was in the studio he said there were no good teachers at the studio… WHERE I TEACH! How did this happen? I asked him if he … Continue reading

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Why Do You Teach Yoga?

Yesterday I spent over two hours digging deep with Jessica Boylston Fagonde of Brand Thyself with Jess.  She used a series of inquiries designed to excavate the depths of what my yoga practice means to me, why I keep coming … Continue reading

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