Posts Tagged ‘yoga student’

How to be a great yoga assistant.

You probably won’t see me teaching at the yoga festivals this summer. It’s not because I’m not fabulous. Right? It’s because I prefer assisting rather than teaching at the big events. Assisting is a chance to change someone’s life. And that’s what yoga used to be about. I have had a taste of headlining big events.…

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What To Wear to a Yoga Conference, Part Two.

It’s September, which means I’m thinking about “What to wear to a yoga conference,” and that happened to be the most hated blog I ever wrote for the Elephant Journal. Last year after receiving personal threats (sadly, I am not making this stuff up), I went to Yoga Journal’s Colorado Conference for a book signing…

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Why I Still Suck at Yoga

After practicing for 15 years, I am not any better at yoga than the day I first rolled out my mat. I didn’t know anything then, and apparently, I’m no closer to enlightenment now. In fact, everything I thought to be true has been turned upside down this year. That 2012 is called “The Year…

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Freedom is another word for lost.

There was once a documentary about a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 25 years. When he was released, he said he couldn’t believe how the sun felt on his face as a free man. For those of us who have experienced a shift in our lives this year, it is much like feeling the…

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My Dream Students: George and Tim

 A list of who I’d really like to see in yoga class this year. I hope the Universe is listening: Tim Tebow. After the Patriots finished throwing you to the ground, and apparently tearing your rib cage, I think you could probably use some love.  We’ll do Anjanasana together (the kneeling pose). And I might…

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