Why Learn Yoga Philosophy?

Why Learn Yoga Philosophy?

Where is your yoga practice going? There is a lot of media coverage on yoga that promises yoga will provide just about every benefit under the sun. And the exciting part is that actual research backs up many of those claims. Yoga can certainly provide many physical health and wellness benefits. Ashtanga yoga in particular will definitely increase physical strength …

Direction For Yoga Practice

Some Direction For Yoga Practice

There is a never-ending process of unfolding that happens when you engage with earning the Ashtanga practice. I’m still surprised by the practice and what the tools of the practice show me as I incorporate them in new ways into my own life. At the beginning though, when you’re first starting, it’s not uncommon to feel a bit disoriented or …

Travel and Yoga Practice

Travel And Yoga Practice

Jonathan shares his experience practicing while traveling and some guidelines for being a considerate traveling yogi.

Eddie Stern's book One Simple Thing

Thoughts On Yoga And ‘One Simple Thing’

If you missed our yoga conference at the end of July, you missed a great discussion on Eddie Stern’s new book on yoga, One Simple Thing. In this post, I’ll try to summarize the highlights of the discussion for those who couldn’t make it. I would encourage anyone with an interest in yoga to read Eddie’s new book. It’s one …

Post-Apocalyptic Depression and Ashtanga

Post-Apocalyptic Depression

Jonathan describes his experience with depression using the metaphor of the post-apocalyptic landscape and the zombie apocalypse. He describes how Ashtanga yoga has helped him in tough times.