Thinking About Joining a Yoga Studio for the First Time? Relax

I know, it can be weird. The first time I walked into a yoga school, I was filled with trepidation and reluctance.  When I entered, no one was in the reception area, so I got a few seconds to take it all in.  The smell of lavender, lots of beads, Namaste T-shirts, essential oils, candles, … Continue reading Thinking About Joining a Yoga Studio for the First Time? Relax

A Yogi Without a Mat is Still a Yogi

When it comes to violins, the Stradivarius has no equal.  Their value can go into the $10-million range and to have one in my hands would be against the laws of the universe.  Unless I hit my head and wake up a virtuoso, I will never master that kind of skill. No violin will make … Continue reading A Yogi Without a Mat is Still a Yogi

Scarier than the Witch, is the Crowd Rallying to Burn Her

“She’s a witch!  We got a witch!”  The crowd yelled as they brought her forward.  One of the most famous and shared scenes from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. “How do you know she’s a witch?” “She looks like one.” A bit more discussion and the crowd rallies, “Burn her, burn her!”  The scene … Continue reading Scarier than the Witch, is the Crowd Rallying to Burn Her

High Efficiency Yoga and the Death of Romance

If practicality, efficiency, utilitarian functionality, and austerity put a bustle in our hedgerow, then Starbucks would look and feel like a cold-war clinic. All cars would look like a Dodge Aries K with roll-down windows and get 40 MPG. No fancy bourbons, wines, beers, or gins either; just Everclear, which is very efficient, by the … Continue reading High Efficiency Yoga and the Death of Romance