Posts Tagged: consciousness

Yoga for Climate Action: Svadyaya

Je me sens coupable parce que j’ai l’habitude C’est la seule chose que je peux faire avec une certaine certitude -Lhasa de Sela Svadyaya is the practice of self-study. In yogic practice we are training our attention on the moment

Yoga for Climate Action: Svadyaya

Je me sens coupable parce que j’ai l’habitude C’est la seule chose que je peux faire avec une certaine certitude -Lhasa de Sela Svadyaya is the practice of self-study. In yogic practice we are training our attention on the moment

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

Small Matters 1: How I Tell Myself What to Do

When I put a restriction on myself, I’d better be fully on board with it. I perform a psychological pas-de-deux when giving things up or taking things on, in which my Better Judgment and the Pleasure Seeker must both give

Small Matters 1: How I Tell Myself What to Do

When I put a restriction on myself, I’d better be fully on board with it. I perform a psychological pas-de-deux when giving things up or taking things on, in which my Better Judgment and the Pleasure Seeker must both give

Why Read History?

To revolt against the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.

Why Read History?

To revolt against the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.

Yoga Practice: the Koshas

ANNAMAYA KOSHA Today paschimottanasana, the deep, seated forward fold, is the final pose of my asana practice. I’ve been practicing warm standing poses, twists and folds today, so when I begin in dandasana, I don’t need to fidget to arrive

Yoga Practice: the Koshas

ANNAMAYA KOSHA Today paschimottanasana, the deep, seated forward fold, is the final pose of my asana practice. I’ve been practicing warm standing poses, twists and folds today, so when I begin in dandasana, I don’t need to fidget to arrive