Posts Tagged: Asana

Yoga for Climate Action: Tapas

In the coming years, we will need to hold onto a complex hope that never forgets the damage being done, and keeps sight of the huge number of people stepping up to fix it. -May Boeve I’m finally getting somewhere

Yoga for Climate Action: Tapas

In the coming years, we will need to hold onto a complex hope that never forgets the damage being done, and keeps sight of the huge number of people stepping up to fix it. -May Boeve I’m finally getting somewhere

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

“We enter the path of practice through the door of knowledge, perhaps from a Dharma talk or a book. We continue along the path, and our suffering lessens, little by little. But at some point, all of our concepts and

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

“We enter the path of practice through the door of knowledge, perhaps from a Dharma talk or a book. We continue along the path, and our suffering lessens, little by little. But at some point, all of our concepts and

Yoga for Climate Action: Asteya

The big wheel keeps on turning On a simple line day by day The earth spins on its axis One man struggle while another relaxes –Hymn of the Big Wheel: Massive Attack The other morning I looked out of my

Yoga for Climate Action: Asteya

The big wheel keeps on turning On a simple line day by day The earth spins on its axis One man struggle while another relaxes –Hymn of the Big Wheel: Massive Attack The other morning I looked out of my

Yoga for Climate Action: Ahimsa

“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political minds in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything

Yoga for Climate Action: Ahimsa

“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political minds in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything

Yoga for Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

I made this sequence for my god brother, but thought it might come in handy for others. Scheuermann’s Kyphosis, or Scheuermann’s Disease, is a relatively benign spinal abnormality that develops during adolescence, and can lead to back pain, typically in

Yoga for Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

I made this sequence for my god brother, but thought it might come in handy for others. Scheuermann’s Kyphosis, or Scheuermann’s Disease, is a relatively benign spinal abnormality that develops during adolescence, and can lead to back pain, typically in

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping