Category Archives: My Yoga

Yoga for Smart People online book discussion: Yoga PhD

Needing to do this like I need the proverbial hole in head: I’m participating in Yoga for Smart People’s reading of Carol Horton’s Yoga PhD. The book “explores contemporary yoga from the unique perspective of a political science professor-turned-yoga teacher.” … Continue reading

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A challenge to yoga teachers, magazines and blogs: ‘imperfect’ poses (aka the #yogafail challenge)

I used quotes around ‘imperfect’ because I don’t think there’s such a thing as a ‘perfect’ yoga (asana) pose. Mindbodygreen’s “27 Mind-Blowing Inversions From Rockstar Yogis” shows, well, 27 Mind-Blowing Inversions from Rockstar Yogis. (I really wish we could retire … Continue reading

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Kofi Busia:

As some of you know, I’m a big admirer of yoga teacher and thinker Kofi Busia. From his thoughts on real (emphasis mine) ‘power yoga’ to his translation of the Yoga Sutras, Mr Busia has made his mark as a … Continue reading

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YTT and me: my foray into yoga teacher training

I haven’t posted in a while because I haven’t had anything to say. And I’m not the type to publish just to say “blah, blah, blah.” But that may change (not the “blah, blah, blah” part, but posting in general). … Continue reading

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It’s time

If roads were collapsing all across the United States, killing dozens of drivers, we would surely see that as a moment to talk about what we could do to keep roads from collapsing. If terrorists were detonating bombs in port … Continue reading

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