Since September, I’ve made it a habit to sit down at the beginning of a new month and write out a few intentions. These intentions serve as guiding lights for my decisions that will follow. They are not goals, but they help me to thoughtfully shape my goals, in line with my core beliefs. In…Read More
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Pros & Cons of Studio Classes
A few months ago, a friend of mine told me very excitedly about how he had started doing yoga and was really enjoying it. He was following YouTube’s Yoga With Adriene and was now much closer to touching his toes than he was a month ago. At some point in our conversation, I asked him…Read More
Why Do We Resist Our Practice?
I began writing this smack in the middle of my own period of practice malaise. I pulled out my small, spiral stenographer’s notebook and, at the top of a fresh page, wrote in big blue letters, “Why Do We Resist Our Practice?”Read More
What It Actually Means When We Say There Is No Such Thing As Bad at Yoga
That there is “no such thing as bad at yoga” used to be a preposterously absurd idea to me. Come on – there were people who could bend themselves in half (backwards and upside down!) and then there were people like me who got dizzy and lightheaded halfway through a hot yoga class and needed…Read More