March 31, 2020

Our interconnection is so clear. What I do impacts you, your family, your gramma...After all this we won't be able to say, “I can do whatever I want, it's my business, what's it got to do with you?"

For those of us who have the privilege to have a home and worrying abou...

March 25, 2020

This is definitely strange times. There is so much uncertainty and anxiety. Every day, there seems to be more information or different information and we aren’t even sure what to believe anymore or what is going to happen tomorrow.

All the  thoughts, feelings,  emotions...

March 13, 2020

The practice of yoga is to unite as “yog” translates to yoke or unite. How can division be used to create more understanding and harmony? How can we celebrate difference without creating division and honor the same humaness in us all.

In college, my department was unde...

February 26, 2020

“Extension is attention. Expansion is awareness. Extension brings space and expansion bring freedom. Freedom is precision and precision is divine. You must create space and extend from your center…

When you extend it opens the nerve endings and throws out stored impurit...

February 20, 2020

One of the essential teaching or practices of yoga is the ability to let go.

 What I discovered this month is that with full and complete effort, letting go is much easier

“Practice (abhyāsa) is the effort to be steady there.” And, it (abhyāsa) becomes well-grounded when...

February 8, 2020

This year, I was planning on taking or retaking my exam. The Iyengar family decided to revamp the exams. The focus is on practice and an effort to make the whole process more egalitarian. It will discourage running up the certification ladder and more emphasis on pract...

May 24, 2019


 

Abhijatha Iyengar

5 days in Cocoyoc, Mexico under the guidance and instruction of Abhi, granddaughter of BKS Iyengar- a friend said, you are lucky.
I am.

Abhi spoke at her grandfather's funeral about the rain of his wisdom continuing to fall on all of us all over the...

December 23, 2018

It is the end  and the beginning. Geeta Iyengar's passing 2 days after her father's birthday was both shocking and not surprising. In October, while I was there, she mentioned that she had prayed to make it through the Centenary of Guruji's birth and leave her body tha...

November 14, 2018

Following our time in Pune with the magical Devki moving us to places so deep into ourselves, deep into a pool of love that moved just about everyone. Her niece taught us to move our bodies to the bea