Category: Yoga

Shining Light on Internet Rage

Today, I published Shining Light on Internet Rage: Shaming People Online is Easy; Making Change in the Real World is Not about the controversy that erupted over my earlier essay, Shining Light on Cutoff Culture. The outrage against me began when a feminist...

/ August 21, 2014

When First Impressions Are Wrong: Miki Agrawal’s Thinx

Sometimes first impressions are wrong. While waiting for lecturer Miki Agrawal to begin her speakeasy talk at the Wanderlust Yoga festival in Whistler, she flashed her underwear quickly at a couple friends in the front row. It was over in a...

/ August 6, 2014

The Controversy Over My Cutoff Essay

Update: Please read Shining Light on Internet Rage. There’s also now: How to Respond to Internet Rage (Observer) and Here’s How We Can Change Online Commenting Once and for All (Observer). Original Post: I’ve posted a brief response to the...

/ May 17, 2014

Traveling India 2014

I was fortunate to travel to India in early 2014 with Portland-based yoga teacher Sarah Joy Marsh of the Daya Foundation and her travel group. The trip was organized by Redback Travels. My favorite photos from India are posted at...

/ March 8, 2014

Off the Mat Advocacy Training in Seattle – with Seane Corn at Shakti Vinyasa

While it’s not on their website yet, I heard the Off the Mat Into the World is planning its awesome introspective yoga-based advocacy training April 9 – 13, 2014 in Seattle at Shakti Vinyasa in Ballard. More details when they...

/ November 28, 2013

Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire

Zen Under Fire Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire: How I Found Peace in the Midst of War When: Saturday 29 June: 2.30pm – 4 pm Where: Sutra Yoga / 1605 North 45th Street...

/ June 28, 2013

The Light that Comes From Inside

Go to a wide open space, Gaze without looking anywhere The mind stops its building of thoughts, And rests on its own foundation – Immensity. The light that you see by Is the light that comes from inside. – The...

/ June 16, 2013