Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

Every few thousand years, a good book comes along. Patanjali, often called the father of classical yoga was the first known person to gather the knowledge of Yoga and write it down, penning the Yoga Sutras. See this list of must-have translations, and a video of Krishnamacharya practicing at 50 years old in 1938.

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:30+00:00 October 30th, 2010|books, jnana, Sutras, video, Yoga|Add Your Comment

Park your way to Samadhi

I've often said in class, we're looking to become centered enough to accept a speeding ticket and a winning lottery ticket with the same grace. From this article in the Boston Herald, perhaps Cambridge is on to something: Be sure to see the link for the year of free yoga contest! -j

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:30+00:00 September 22nd, 2010|Yoga|Add Your Comment


Tapas is most often the doing part of Yoga, that bit of extra effort that makes us stronger... but for someone who tends to overdo, Tapas could mean doing less, say, resting in a child's pose for a few breaths. Be sure to see the attached photo.

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:30+00:00 September 11th, 2010|jnana, tapas, Yoga|4 Comments