stop with the faux outrage, people!

DISCLAIMER #1:  I have never heard of this teacher and have no reason to defend him.  DISCLAIMER #2:  I think Yoga Journal sucks. That being said, apparently a lot of Western yoga people have lost their shit over the Yoga Journal article I Took My Baby to Mysore, India, for a Month: Here’s What It…

Modern American Yoga (TM)

I no longer write as prolifically as I once did.  I started this blog in 2005 and the Yoga Blogosphere as changed tremendously in 10 years.  Modern Yoga Bloggers have forgotten whom their elders are. What some bloggers write about now I wrote about 3, 5, even 7 years ago: ageism, diversity, “slow yoga.”  “Slow…

Temple Tour of South India/Tamil Nadu Yatra — it’s a GO!

  Details are finalized, the hotel rooms are booked for 20 travelers and this trip — SEPTEMBER 8-22, 2015 is a go even if there is only one person who wants to travel with a seasoned Indiaphile such as myself….(and one person has already signed up!)…. “Forget the travel section of The New York Times,…

I’m not dead. Or, how the yoga rubber meets the road.

Miss me? I used to be a prolific yoga blogger.  I used to be a well-known yoga blogger, once called a fierce voice in the yoga blogosphere, and was even quoted in the New York Times during the Tara Stiles controversy.  But everything has its expiration date. I got tired.  I got tired of writing…

Mark Whitwell on Kausthub Desikachar

 “I wish to make clear that the sexual scandal around Kausthub has no implication, at all, on Krishnamacharya’s life work and dedication to Hatha Yoga. Although lineage held in family is a historic way of preserving teachings, the lineage is not dependent on this arrangement. Krishnamacharya himself communicated to me, all who represent their teachers…