Archive for Off The Mat

The Pressure to Teach Hard Poses  

There’s so much pressure on local teachers to fill their rooms, be authentic, and sell studio memberships, that it’s a

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How To Create a Space for Home Practice

Yoga not easy, said the founder of Ashtanga yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. What’s more, practicing yoga shouldn’t be harder

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Please Ruin My Life. You are Welcome, My Friends.

(Warning: This blog contains sarcasm, which is a most unattractive trait of the Yogi Muse.) I thought the test of being

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The Yoga Peak Pose – Choose Wisely

  Resolutions are good until they day they are not. I’ve had resolutions like that. Some years I promised myself

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When Yogis Steal.

With all the emphasis on being a good yogi, there is always one thing that surprises me: when yogis steal.

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To be a Better Yogi, Start Here. By Michelle Marchildon

The other day I was at my local coffee shop and ordered my usual skinny decaf, also known as a

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Travel Light or Live with Less.

I used to be sort of a pack rat, and then I was robbed. I don’t mean “robbed,” as in

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Book Review: Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi, from a Parent who was Lucky to Survive

Just when you think it is safe to leave the kitchen, along comes Brian Leaf with his latest book on

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Hello? Lululemon is Finally Answering Calls.

So at last Lululemon has decided to get into the conversation regarding the company’s very unflattering and unyogic behavior and

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Props are the Path to More.

I wasn’t always old. At some point (although I can’t remember when) I used to be young. Back then, I

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