As Within, So Without

It is the ultimate task that we all be heroes and start living up to larger values, not just for ourselves, but for the whole realization of ourselves as complete beings, for others and for the planet. Can we begin to see interdependence as a healthy reality, rather than a weakness in the face of a capitalistic for-maximum-profit model?

Summer of Love

After years of intensive training and teaching of yoga asana, pranayama and meditation, my practice has shifted this summer to one off the mat. It has instead turned to the relationships of my life, returning me to the first step of yoga—the yamas (restraints for proper conduct)—and its first principle, ahimsa, or kindness.