In Asana class the other day we talked about balancing strive with acceptance and humility. Our physical practice can invoke our striving nature, our need to compete, to improve, or 'collect' postures, especially the ones we see as advanced. This can distract us from our path, and can lead to...
Thanks so much to the Yoga and Cooking class attendees this past weekend! Great food, lots of fun, and many requests to have another. Isn't it the perfect place and...
we raised a half of ton of food from one yoga class.. . A new record at the Acton Pantry. 8)
Here's a nice chart that summarizes the effects of a focused Pranayama practice and various breathing ratios.
Happy Halloween! Only By Popular demand... I'm posting the Zombie Yoga video. I sent it to a few Yogis, and now everyone wants to see it. To publicize a new book, an invite to "Dress like a zombie and bring a Yoga mat to Central park in NY." was sent out. A bunch of NYC Zombies showed up. They filmed the zombie practice and posted it on Utube. Might be a bit squeamish for some, think Michael Jackson Thriller video gone bad... P.S. There's some room left in the November Yoga workshop on the 22′nd in W. Concord. There's live Kirtan music starting at 2:30. Maria is hosting a potluck dinner afterwards, and then I'll be screening a movie 6'ish. I'm zeroing in on just the right film, and this will kick off movie nights at YNFL. Send in suggetsions for films you'd like to see! P.S.S Yes, I think it was a new record at Lumina on Tuesday night!
Practice on purpose and watch your practice soar.
Join us in a world wide meditation event on August 5th 2008
Have you ever been asked to leave a Yoga class?
The Native American traditions have a daily prayer that acknowledges those new souls who are just arriving on 'turtle island' (their name for North America) they then pray those who this is their last day here. Om Shanti -john
guidlines for succesfull jappa mala practice of Mantras for transformation.