Notes from the Battlefield

Notes from the Battlefield

“Peace is the only battle worth waging,” wrote Albert Camus (1913 – 1960), French philosopher and author. It’s certainly the battle I’m interested in winning, and yet I find myself losing sight of it over and over again these days. Turning on the television for just...
A Pre-Election Yoga Practice for You

A Pre-Election Yoga Practice for You

Election Day is almost upon us, and even if you’re one who tries to avoid the news, it’s probably impossible to ignore the mounting tension. Even otherwise fairly peaceful yogis may find it difficult to maintain a loving attitude toward “the other side” or “the other...

Practicing Blessing

Winter has finally arrived with a vengeance, and I’m so enjoying nature’s nudge to ‘go within.’ This weather makes me reflective; I find myself pondering last month’s great gift of teaching beside my beloved David Wallace for the first time. We spent the week leading...

Doing Time, Doing Vipassana

“Doing Time, Doing Vipassana” Oh. My. God. Watch this video. We viewed this film as part of the Y.O.G.A. for Youth at Risk Teacher Training that I just completed in Toronto with Krishna Kaur. How can meditation change your life? Just look at how it transformed an...