Tag Archives: Yoga

Books I’m reading: Stephen Cope, Thich Nhat Hanh

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self About a year ago, my yoga teacher Tanya Greve suggested I read Stephen Cope’s book. A little digression about Tanya Greve: She is the Director of Shakta Teacher Training, owner of LA … Continue reading

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This week: More Muir & YI Yoga Mag

More Muir I’m making very slow progress with John Muir’s The Mountains of California. It’s all descriptions of trees and squirrels and meadows. He rarely inserts himself into the book. As a reader who loves personal essays and memoir, I’m struggling. … Continue reading

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Root down

WITH YOU, I BREATHE: A forty day yoga column #24: Root down (A bit about the feet) In Mark Stephen’s Teaching Yoga, he writes, “With twenty-six bones that form twenty-five joints, twenty muscles, and a variety of tendons and ligaments, … Continue reading

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Voice

WITH YOU, I BREATHE: A forty day yoga column #3: Voice In Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques, Mark Stephens writes in a section titled “Voice and Language” that “first and foremost, your voice should be sufficiently audible that everyone … Continue reading

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Hope it helps: more yoga advice

Friends ask me questions about yoga. I want to give detailed, well-thought out answers and share them with more people, in case others have similar questions. I answer their question on fishes and honey.  * * * Q: Where should … Continue reading

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Yoga Sutra Classes with Robert Birnberg

I never thought I would be in a place like this with people like this. I once had a hard time thinking about where I would be, I had trouble thinking about what I wanted, I had trouble making plans. That … Continue reading

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everyone needs someone to spell out their name

A friend told me she has stage II cancer and she wanted to know if I could recommend her any yoga classes. She’s a beginner, she’d be taking her class during chemotherapy. So I put her in touch with Lauren … Continue reading

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