≡ Menu
YogaDork

Yogitorials

scandals-karinlburke

I’m going to write about sex. Heaven help us. And about Jivamukti, Holly Faurot, and Ruth Lauer-Manenti. I’m going to suggest that hips are soulful, complicated things.

49 comments
megaphone

In 1992, George H.W. Bush committed what was considered a fatal error during a debate with Bill Clinton and Ross Perot. As an audience member asked him a question, he glanced at his watch. The gesture was seen as rude and inexcusable, one more indication that this president, born into wealth, was out of touch and uninterested in the rest of us.

17 comments
morning-yoga-Awake

Getting my two kids out of bed in the morning is already like trying to rouse hibernating grizzlies. Convincing them that their wake-up routine is now going to start an hour earlier is going to be nearly impossible. I am not looking forward to this.

3 comments
100-sonima

Some people's yoga teaching fees just went up. And others are wondering what "influence" would have landed them on the list. That list being the 100 Most Influential Yoga Teachers in America dropped yesterday by the Associate Editor of Sonima, the blog component of the Sonima Foundation, formerly known as the Jois Foundation, the non-profit [...]

81 comments
neal-pollack-yoga

It’s our annual YogaDork's State of the Yoga Union. We’ve asked a few select leaders and thinkers to share their reflections, predictions and perspectives on the year of yoga that was, 2015, the year of yoga that will be in 2016, and the state of the (yoga) union. by Neal Pollack My dear friend YogaDork [...]

12 comments
digitalpeople

It's our annual YogaDork State of the Union. We've asked a few select leaders and thinkers to share their reflections, predictions and perspectives on the year of yoga that was, 2015, the year of yoga that will be in 2016, and the state of the (yoga) union. by J. Brown For the modern yoga world, [...]

3 comments
image via huggermugger.com

by Charlotte Bell In 30 years of teaching, I can’t even begin to relate how many times I’ve heard people say that they can’t do yoga because they’re not flexible. Similarly, I wish I had a dollar for all the times I’ve heard a longtime student declare himself/herself to be “just” a beginner because in [...]

34 comments
porch-prayers

My first instinct is to always fight, hustle and Hulk smash my way through challenges in my life. This approach comes so naturally and is very appealing due to our action hero driven culture. There is nothing like dropping the hammer, because it offers instant gratification. Aggression offers so many blessings because it is so immediate, putting me, the aggressor, just a sledgehammer away from a brighter day.

5 comments
prenatal-sara

Recently, a study revealed that yoga is safe for pregnant women. The study was done on healthy women with low-risk pregnancies who practiced 26 yoga postures that were found in the end to have no negative effect on the mother or fetus. Pregnant women everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief

8 comments