Tag Archives: sociology

Yoga philosophy, race, and ‘colorblindness’ — Tantrik Studies


Chris Wallis (Hareesh) provides an insightful and challenging reflection on yoga philosophy and the Black Lives Matter movement that is worth a full read. But here for me is an especially powerful core to his reflection. [B]efore I try to … Continue reading

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The War That No Yoga Teacher Can Run From — A Fightingly Happy New Year To All


…I think it is perfectly reasonable to portend the development of “liberation yogis.” Continue reading

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Grateful to Help


I’m grateful to be in a position to offer students the resources of my discipline, and my resources as a yogi to bring balance in thought and emotion to yesterday’s tragic events. Continue reading

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Harlem Yoga Shake


Julia Novina, a yoga teacher in Greater Boston, put out the call on Facebook for yogis to participate in a “Harlem Shake,” the viral video craze that’s sweeping the internet. Continue reading

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The Heart is the Context


Today, in the cold, pale light of morning, unlit by the warm candles of vigil, only poetry and music avail. Continue reading

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farewell Mayer


Originally posted on orgtheory.net:
The sociology and organizational theory world is mourning the loss of a great friend and leader of the field. Mayer Zald passed away this week. Mayer is a seminal and uniquely influential scholar. His influence…

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Unwritten


I have written about my first yoga teacher in the post “A Splendid Awakening,” the post about my decision to learn how to teach yoga. She was a big fan of Natasha Bedingfield’s “Unwritten,” which was popular back when I … Continue reading

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Prefigurative Politics


Desirée Rumbaugh has sent a letter to Anusara teachers, invoking M. K. Gandhi’s oft-quoted aphorism uniting personal and social change, “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” When we focus so much on shouting about … Continue reading

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Be Curious


Last night I submitted grades for the last of my courses, finally bringing the Fall 2011 semester to a close. I “slept in,” arising at around seven, and decided to kick off what amounts to a vacation with my usual … 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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