In class recently with Ti Harmony, my main yoga teacher, a student joked about never being able to enter his expression of hanumanasana in the USA Yoga National Yoga Asana Championship. I giggled along with several of my classmates. It was funny to those of us who practice yoga primarily as a spiritual path rather… Continue reading mastering asana: ego inflation or healthy achievement?
Recently, I was chatting with Sage Rountree, co-owner of Carrboro Yoga Company and Yoga for Athletes expert. I mentioned that I noticed a Facebook status update she posted about having survived a Bikram Yoga class. I was curious--what on earth would make her decide to take a Bikram class on purpose? I mean, they've got… Continue reading challenging our assumptions (or, why I take back all the mean things I said about power yoga)