Intention, Privilege, Process & Embodiment

In these short snippets, we took turns offering our thoughts on the very popular spiritual concept of "intention" in the yoga community... Jay describes her revelation about the importance of embodiment and emotional intelligence. Hala points out the importance of...

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Is Yoga Still Relevant In The Trump Era?!

In this frank and honest discussion of the times we live in, Jay, Hala & Julian discuss why practicing and teaching yoga have a role to play in the Trump era, when many of us may feel despairing, frustrated and helpless... Jay talks about practicing being able to...

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Intention Won’t Get You There

by Jay Fields With the intensity of the state of affairs in the world, it struck me the other day just how flimsy an intention is in getting you to a destination other than here. Yeah, I said it: intention is flimsy. Sacrilege for a yoga teacher, I know. I think of...

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Don’t Listen To Your Body?!

Why “listening” to you body is not always a good idea in yoga and in life. by Hala Khouri Yoga teachers love to say the phrase, “listen to your body” during class. I understand why. Yoga can be a way to tune into our bodies, and encouraging our students to listen and...

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