Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog Pose) with Chrisandra Fox Walker One translation of the word tantra is “to expand (tan)” and “to protect or to free from sorrow” (tra). The tools of tantra, such as asana, pranayama and meditation practices are designed to help us grow and exp
By Jill Abelson On a trip to India, writer/mythologist Joseph Campbell decided he wanted to meet a major guru face to face. He went to a celebrated teacher, Sri Krishna Menon. With all the difficulties, trials and tribulations in life, Campbell wanted to know why we wouldn’t at time
With all of the recent dialogue happening around the New York Times article, “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” and the Equinox yoga video circulating on YouTube, I thought it was worth taking a pause and reflecting on my practice and teaching of yoga.
by Darshana Weil I kid you not, as I sat down to write this article I had a handful of carob chips in my hand. Now wait, isn’t the title of the article 3 ways to KICK a sugar habit. What’s Darshana doing eating carob chips?
by Lily Dwyer Virtually every class I teach, I ask my students to take a moment and set their sankalpa (Sanskrit for purpose) before we begin our practice. This is a foundational, vital part of practice, and also a fantastic opportunity for you – the yogi! So, in case you are
by Karl Erb For many this is the time of year when we look forward and look back, wish a “Happy New Year” upon others and ourselves, and reflect upon changes, what we’d like to change in ourselves, or “resolve to improve,” all dipping into the sense of renewal, of fresh start-ness, of