Whole City Yoga is about bringing the uninvited into yoga, more properly, people who do not feel welcome. Everyone is welcome. I got in, you can too, and you'll be made to feel welcome. It's about inviting people who feel they are not flexible enough, too old, too fat, not pretty enough, too manly. It's about inviting people who … Continue reading Why the name: Whole City Yoga?
Physically, yoga is about developing a deeper awareness of the body. Everybody, anybody, your body. Your body, and your experience of your body is all that matters, the one thing, in the yoga of asana, pranayama and vinyasa. The union of place, inspiration and action. This is a yoga selfie, a tourist snapshot, a picture … Continue reading Yoga is for everyone and anybody.
This is a sequence I may offer after an initial assessment of students' interests, capabilities, needs. In it, we strive to find and and maintain peace of mind and develop the habit of mindfulness through the regular practice of yoga in the studio and at home. We focus the mind on the body's experience of … Continue reading Yoga Body, Yoga Mind, Yoga Practice
These are the Yamas and Niyamas. Often referenced as the precepts of yoga, they are good rules for life. Not the only rules, but good rules for good neighbors, good health, and peace of mind. We first find them in Patañjali's Yoga Sutras, the oldest known cliff notes of all things Yoga. The Sutras serve … Continue reading Yamas and Niyamas
Yoga is a self development program anyone can use to help them live their best possible life. Yoga is a tool - in fact it's a tool kit. It can be used in many different ways, with many different objectives - even objectives contrary to a best possible life. In my vision of best possible … Continue reading Have some yoga, it’s good.