A while ago we talked about how Steve Jobs wanted to introduce compulsory meditation classes for employees. Now, the ingenious marketing people at Lululemon (yes, that’s the yoga clothes producer) found another […]
Do you want to be a good Yoga teacher – or a popular one?
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 […]
Yoga really IS for everyone – even Lady Gaga
I keep on saying that Yoga is for everyone. Well, here’s the proof – and at least she’s covered her legs and arms (read on here): Happy practice!
Yoga and injuries
“Ashtanga has been developed for 12 year old boys.” Well, of course that’s an exaggeration, but a strong image one of my teachers once used to describe why so many yogis are […]
Steve Jobs’ private spirituality
Somehow, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Jobs who spoke at length about “finding what you love” (see video here) followed a spiritual practice. Now he’s not with us anymore newspapers like […]
Yoga at schools – to OM or not to OM
Teaching Yoga to kids at school is great. They come without that bag full of preconceptions adults normally drag along to class, are open-minded and absorb quickly. They don’t even have the […]
Yoga, victim of its own success?
Yoga, that used to be the stuff only weird people were doing. People who didn’t drive, but cycled. People who had muesli for breakfast when a significant part of the population had […]