The Circle of Sadhana

I posted a class leading to King Pigeon today, and it got me thinking about the significance of closed circuits and circles in the yogic ontology. Circles figure everywhere — from the endlessly pulsing expansion and collapsing cycles of the universe to the outward and inward pull of the yogi aspirant’s awareness.… Read more

Moving from the Heart

What does it mean to move from the heart?

💫To move from my heart means to move from the place of knowing that lies beneath the desires of my ego and the chatter of my mind.

💫 It means to move in a way that is authentic to my own body and its needs, accounting for its history, its sensitivities, its strong & weak spots and not someone else’s.… Read more

Memories of Ecstasy

I do a lot of thinking about ecstasy. I suppose that’s because it was a singular experience of it during a yoga practice — bursting through my pores, practically palpable, and unleashed like a river — that first connected me to a feeling of having come home to my life’s purpose.… Read more