Tag Archives: positive thinking

Tempest in a Teapot over the New Manduka


The folks over at Recovering Yogi are at it again, this time trashing John Friend’s new mat line. Seriously? Is this necessary? Isn’t muditha that much easier? Here’s my reply on elephant journal. I have a Manduka mat because I … Continue reading

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zombies for yoga outreach


Just in time for Halloween, I’m reminded of my yoga teacher who did a Halloween workshop on “poses that thrill and chill you” (inversions, backbends and arm balances), playing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” during sun salutations. likes Thriller by Michael Jackson … Continue reading

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Midsummer Joy: MC Yogi – “Give Love (Giving4Living Mix)”


Call me sentimental, but I love this music video by MC Yogi, and I love the cause it supports. I was thinking about MC Yogi, and discovered the video by virtue of a HuffPost article I had seen about John … Continue reading

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Aligning with Grace: All Shall Be Well


“All shall be well. And all shall be well. And all manner of things shall be well!” ~ Julian of Norwich via Aligning with Grace: All Shall Be Well. I love that Olga Rasmussen, “Theologian and educator for 25 years, … Continue reading

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Yoga Modern » Are the kulas of today the cults of tomorrow?


"Here's where we gotta be / Love and community." http://t.co/shdJeGZ #iTunes — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) July 15, 2011 I was really excited to get a reply on my blog from Chelsea Roff over at Yoga Modern, about her interview with … Continue reading

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What is Grounded Spirituality? | elephant journal


I love this post on EJ by Ben Ralston, advanced Sivananda Yoga teacher, and Reference Point Therapist/Healer. Here is my reply. How are we to “be the change” we wish to see in the world? How are we to build … Continue reading

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Why So Serious? It’s Just Yoga! | elephant journal


This is a reply I made to an open blogging query on Elephant Yoga. In the documentary, “Anusara: The Heart of Transformation,” one of the rock star teachers (I forget whom) said that it was a revelation to him the … Continue reading

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Yoga Modern » Kulas or cliques? John Friend at Wanderlust Festival (video)


With the departure of my beloved yoga teacher from my neighborhood studio to new adventures that await her and her family, I have been doing a lot of thinking and conversing about what Anusara means to me. My introduction to … Continue reading

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Practice


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle via The Happiness Project: “We Are What We Repeatedly Do…”. Like Carol Horton over at Think Body Electric (“What’s Too Woo?”, I have been … Continue reading

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Celtic Soul, Part III, “Roots and Shoots”


Please see the beginning of these musings in Part One, “A Musical Journey,” and Part Two, “A Hardworking Lad.” All of this is a rather meandering, and perhaps Irish way of getting to my main point, which is to discuss … Continue reading

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