Over the holidays I revisited this piece of writing which captures my yoga studies in the early 90’s and realized it was a seminal turning point in my life as a yoga practitioner and something I wanted to share with you on the blog. It’s what inspired me to teach and later to teach teachers. … More The Road to Becoming
Yesterday we went for a drive to get some supplies in a nearby town. Not wanting to use google maps we decided to try and find our way via the scenic route. A series of turns brought us to a road which snaked along a wide river bank. This is great we thought, just us, … More When the heart is your compass
I’m concerned. Wherever I look yoga is mutating. Just yesterday I received an email inviting me to join a wine and yoga class. The catch phrase? “Let’s stretch and get social.” Because we all know wine helps right? There’s goat yoga, CBD yoga… I could go on…. When I asked one of my friends, a … More Speaking to the Heart
People wonder what the heck is Self-knowledge. I’d say nothing more profound or meaningful has ever happened to me. Nothing is more astounding or astonishing than discovering the Truth that is indeed your self. Until I learned आत्मा विद्या Atma Vidya from my teacher I too had no idea that something as important and meaningful … More What is Self Knowledge
How many times have you started the new year, fired up your to-do list, committed to a new health regime and then by easter all your enthusiasm is down the shoot? I’m so like that, but this year I’m determined to change. That means cranking up the volume on my daily practice, taking long walks … More What happens when dreams come true?
There have been times in my life where I’ve wanted someone to hold my hand. Like the time I was in the midst of 9/11, when I went through my divorce and that moment I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Each time knowing someone was there to reassure me allowed me to let go, … More I want to hold your hand
I am the first to admit I’m addicted to technology. Living and working globally means I have to be available and online as much as I can. But that doesn’t mean I like it or that I feel it’s the best mode of learning. Call me old school but as much as I like google, … More Come online to your self
When I met my partner John Weddepohl, I felt I was at the peak of my understanding of yoga and yoga practice. I had read every book out there on the philosophy of tantra, studied the science of mantra and yantra and had a deeply entrenched physical practice, which included an understanding of Ayurveda and … More Why take that next step?
I just finished an amazing weekend teaching some dedicated yoga teachers and I’m so fired up for my next event; an early morning week of Yoga, starting next Tuesday, Nov 10 here in Mullumbimby at YogaPad. I know… I know… there’s a million classes out there and you’d love to join but…that early morning time slot … More C’mon you know you want to…..