Posts Tagged: practice

The Middle Path: Yoga for Hypermobility

When you are master of your limbs and of your concentration, you will delight in meditation and in solitude.
– Dhammapada v362

The Middle Path: Yoga for Hypermobility

When you are master of your limbs and of your concentration, you will delight in meditation and in solitude.
– Dhammapada v362

On the Future: A Harsh Climate for Motherhood

On some days, the door to that world seems to be closing for good. The only positive thing I can say about our vanishing possibility is this: we are no longer constrained by the unreality of political reality.

On the Future: A Harsh Climate for Motherhood

On some days, the door to that world seems to be closing for good. The only positive thing I can say about our vanishing possibility is this: we are no longer constrained by the unreality of political reality.

Try or Try Not: Yoda vs. Yoga

“Do or do not; there is no try.” Deep, false thoughts from an orientalist 70s puppet.

Try or Try Not: Yoda vs. Yoga

“Do or do not; there is no try.” Deep, false thoughts from an orientalist 70s puppet.

Yoga for Climate Action: Ishvara Pranidhana

Lord, I do fear
Thou’st made the world too beautiful this year;

Yoga for Climate Action: Ishvara Pranidhana

Lord, I do fear
Thou’st made the world too beautiful this year;

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

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

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

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

Yoga for Climate Action: Santosha

I can decide what I give
But it’s not up to me what I get given
Unthinkable surprises about to happen
But what they are…
It’s not up to you
Well it never really was

-Bjork

Yoga for Climate Action: Santosha

I can decide what I give
But it’s not up to me what I get given
Unthinkable surprises about to happen
But what they are…
It’s not up to you
Well it never really was

-Bjork

Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides
Frozen in the steam and everything to hide
Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot
Make it hot enough to wash everything off

-Mark Sandman

Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides
Frozen in the steam and everything to hide
Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot
Make it hot enough to wash everything off

-Mark Sandman

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

Yoga and the Art of Lower Back Maintenance

We do not have to transcend the ‘world of dust’ (saha) in order to go to some dust-free world called nirvana. Suffering and nirvana are of the same substance. If we throw away the world of dust, we will have no nirvana.”
–Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching