I will be teaching an afternoon workshop on The Art of Adjustment in Byron Bay Sunday, August 20th, 1-5 pm. At the risk of punning, I'm an old hand at hands-on adjustments. Thirty-seven years of experience inform my approach to this vital part of a yoga teacher's...read more
What is exercising your 'no' muscle? Your 'no' muscle is not tangible in the way that your biceps are. Your 'no' muscle is not really a muscle at all. Yet your 'no' muscle packs way more power than your rectus abdominis (abdominals). And it saves your energy, not...read more
In September this year, I will be presenting a workshop called 'Befriending Backbends' at the wonderful Ekam Festival. Backbends are the family of poses that people often feel passionate about in a kind of love-hate way. It makes sense to me to present a workshop that...read more
Recently, I taught a daylong workshop that I titled 'Yoga Therapy in a Palliative Care Setting'. It was a beautiful day attended by 11 yoga therapy trainees, learning about end of life. These participants were willing to be in touch with their feelings relating to...read more
I’ve discovered that when I’m carried along on the wings of my choir, I can sing. And, it’s pure joy to join with people to create harmony.
I wonder how many of you readers will want to open this post on the topic of death and dying. No one will blame you if you don't. We do live in a death phobic culture. We are acculturated to not think about death and dying. So, you can be forgiven for not wanting to...read more
I would like to say that I am an everyday meditator. That over the years I've been able to sit for longer and longer periods of time. And that, because of my meditating acumen, I am a better, nicer and more together person. But no. I'm still totally human, with many...read more
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