Thanksgiving is not a yogic practice.

Thanksgiving is not a yogic practice.

“Gratitude is a lesson hard to learn for those who look upon the world amiss. The most that they can do is see themselves as better off than others. And they try to be content because another seems to suffer more than they. How pitiful and deprecating are such...
Hatha Yoga’s edge in exercise.

Hatha Yoga’s edge in exercise.

What do we want? Toned tushies! When do we want them? Now! Thus, we go to the gym and do squat after squat after squat…. Oh, yay. Let’s change it up. Lunge for eight, seven, six… that is an interesting shade of blonde… five, four… need to pick up broccoli… three, two…...
Yoga isn’t exercise. Here’s why I’m wrong.

Yoga isn’t exercise. Here’s why I’m wrong.

Yogas chitta vritti nirodha. Yoga is the quieting of the fluctuations of the mind. -Yoga Sutras 1:2.                 I can almost hear Patanjali… Did I stutter??? Nowhere in that statement do we see anything about core, quads, hamstrings, or the body at all! In fact,...