Is Yoga Safe For Sore Knees?

In English, they’re your knees. In Sanskrit, the word for knee is janu. (Think: janu sirsasana). Regardless of how you refer to them, your knees... (read more)

Quote: Hard Work

“Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.”... (read more)

From Australia With Love

Despite the sleep deprivation due to late-night writer’s block and occasionally being wracked with guilt when I fall short of posting regularly, blogging is a... (read more)

Happy Sunday, Football Fans

Whether you’re a fitness buff, weekend warrior, or armchair athlete, Sunday is the perfect day to stretch out– on a cushy yoga mat or a... (read more)

Quote: Failure

“A man should never be ashamed to say he has been wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than... (read more)

6 Pioneers Who Changed The World of Yoga

For me, yesterday’s observance of Columbus Day included a 4:00 a.m. wake-up call in my Chicago hotel, an early flight back to Boston, and gratitude... (read more)

Quote: Letting Go

“But what is letting go? I think we don’t understand it at all. We’ve got this idea of something trapped that we’ve got to set... (read more)

Ya Wanna Talk Yamas & Niyamas?

Yoga is a spiritual practice. True, it’s also a great workout, reliable means of stress relief, magical mood lifter, and trendy topic of conversation among... (read more)

Quote: Mary Oliver

Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert,... (read more)

Make Your Saturday Sweet

Attend today’s Alignment Workshop at Inner Strength, and you’ll leave with a whole new level of yoga mastery. Ask all your technical questions, gather new... (read more)

Lovable Loser

Recently, an om gal-pal contacted me with a clandestine mission. She revealed that she and her cousins had devised their own version of the Biggest... (read more)

Quote: Guillaume Apollinaire

Come to the edge We can’t, we are afraid Come to the edge We can’t, we will fall Come to the edge They came And... (read more)

Global Mala Boston 2009: Celebrating Peace Day

The 3rd annual Global Mala Boston occurred on September 20, 2009, to mark the U.N.’s International Day of Peace. Yogis convened on Boston’s Common to... (read more)

Friday, She’s In Love (With a Sweaty Sweetie)!

I love my friends. Wow, big shocker. Who doesn’t love their friends? Who doesn’t think their friends are the bees’ knees? Frenemies you say? I... (read more)

Get Your Global Mala On!

This weekend marks the third annual Global Mala event, occurring throughout the world and held on the U.N.’s International Day of Peace (or thereabouts) as... (read more)