Dharma and Steve Jobs

Dharma and Steve Jobs

Upon entering adulthood (let’s call this age 30), I had a career epiphany: I will work until the day I die, or thereabouts. This realization... (read more)
The Meaning of Yoga

The Meaning of Yoga

Photo by Chris Milliman for Ibex A favorite Boston teacher of mine, Mimi Loureiro, shared the following quote in a class recently, giving me the... (read more)
Where’s the Love?

Where’s the Love?

Oliver and I met this summer in a bike shop in Central Square, and I’ll be honest; I was instantly smitten with his whole vibe. ... (read more)
Be Still, My Bookish Heart

Be Still, My Bookish Heart

The Strand Bookstore, New York, New York Bookstores are places where my heart can breathe. My feet tread quietly between their aisles.  My eyes come... (read more)
OG Offices in NYC Today; Om Bro on TV

OG Offices in NYC Today; Om Bro on TV

My “office” door upon arrival at the Shelby.TV headquarters.  (Thanks, Reece). Last week, I made it clear that my heart belongs to Boston, despite its... (read more)
Poem: The Peace of Wild Things

Poem: The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and... (read more)
Quote: Life’s Objective

Quote: Life’s Objective

Old growth forest, Mt. Rainier, WA Life’s objective is life itself. -Johann von Goethe... (read more)
There’s No Place Like Om

There’s No Place Like Om

I’ve never had a particular interest in kissing the cobblestone sidewalks of my Boston neighborhood (or any sidewalk or other form of masonry for that... (read more)
Mountain Meditation from Mt. Rainier, WA

Mountain Meditation from Mt. Rainier, WA

There are many ways to meditate, and the “mountain meditation” is one of my favorites. Hiking on Mt. Rainier this weekend inspired me to share... (read more)
Quote: Keep Your Soul Alive

Quote: Keep Your Soul Alive

Photo: Somewhere on Cape Cod, Summer 2011 “To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought... (read more)
In Loving Memory: My Greatest Spiritual Teacher

In Loving Memory: My Greatest Spiritual Teacher

If you’re a regular OG reader, you may recall that my grandmother was a very influential person in my life. Sadly, she passed away one... (read more)
Om Gal Suits Up Like an Olympic Swimmer

Om Gal Suits Up Like an Olympic Swimmer

They say you don’t know a gal until you swim a mile in her speed suit. Actually, nobody says this, but my friend, Kim, an... (read more)
Tripod Headstand to Flying Crow (Galavasana)

Tripod Headstand to Flying Crow (Galavasana)

Before attempting this advanced sequence, you must be proficient at both tripod headstand and flying crow, also known as galavasana.  When linked together, this transition inspires... (read more)
Instead of Flow; Go Slow: Supta Baddha Konasana with Props

Instead of Flow, Go Slow: Supta Badha Konasana with Props

If we were writing the People’s History of Yoga, the current era could easily be called the Vinyasa Years, characterized by the style’s staggering growth... (read more)
Perfect Pose for a Friday: Prone Spinal Twist

Perfect Pose for a Friday: Prone Spinal Twist

Yogis of all levels love this simple spinal twist. It feels amazing. Try it and tell me what you think.... (read more)