Imagine you want to start yoga. You’re full of good intentions, but you’re also nervous and you have no clue how to do this. Naturally, you Google search – and you’re horrified […]
The great thing about Barbie is that she can be anything she wants to be. Yes, she’s that cool. Such a strong woman. Naturally, if Barbie decides she wants to be a […]
Progress. This is just how we’re wired these days. Things need to be achieved. Boxes ticked off. No, not just the big stuff, school, studies, degree, first job (and a good one, […]
Almost all yoga teachers turned him away – but he found a teacher and managed to transform his life within a year. How amazing is that? To all yoga teachers: Don’t turn […]
Some inspiration for the weekend :) But the question remains – why is she in her underwear? Namaste!
Do you know the story of what happened when Swami Vishnu and Swami Sivananda met for the first time? It really makes one wonder… After a short stint in the army (!), […]
What is the most significant piece of advice that you would give to new yoga teachers today? (Inspiring excerpt of this interview with Judith Hanson Lasater) “Well, there are three things. […]
Luckily, there’s still journalists who take a deep breath before pressing “publish“: Timely, and prompted by William J. Broad’s latest venture into the scientific jungle (Yoga and sex scandals: No surprise here), […]
We’ve been talking a lot about the instructor’s responsibility. The instructor is the person in charge of the class, puts people in certain positions, and most importantly – makes adjustments. So of […]
Yes, there’s a World Yoga Day, and it’s coming soon! So what’s behind? On 26 February 2012 “yoga teachers and schools around the world will donate their time and space to a […]
Finally, after we’ve been bitching about this for weeks and weeks (without having read it, of course, but hey – such petty details don’t hold us back), the book is out. You […]
Here we go again – another NYT article about how yoga will mess you up. Forget base jumping, climbing, rugby… YOGA apparently is the thing that inevitably will wreak havoc: “Today many […]
For years, decades (life cycles?) we’ve been racking our brains about what’s pulling and pushing us to roll out our mat every day God made. Hours and hours of meditation sessions spent […]
Saw it on this wonderful blog and thought I’d share with you. I truly hope that this is not the future of Yoga in the West.
You would think that’s a no-brainer. Of course the goal is to be a good and therefore popular teacher. Well, it’s not that straightforward. In the old days (right, this sounds like […]