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"Perfect Alignment"

The more I teach the more absurd the emphasis on “perfect alignment” is. There are two main issues in the yoga world that have blocked our evolution and consequently our being present. The first is the culture’s reverence for an idealized past. The second is the binary thinking different schools of thought in yoga perpetuate. Teachers at schools such as Iyengar, Anusara, Bikram and just about every other branded school, tend to insist on one size fits all practices: Crescent Moon is this shape with this alignment. My question is why? Why does a pose just have to be one thing? Who decided what the “perfect” shape is anyway and how do we know that those ideas are still relevant? When we mee

INNOVATIVE ALIGNMENT

Yoga is an evolving art. Truths are relative to time, place and individual circumstance. This is your opportunity to take in a myriad of rich and inspiring information from influences all over the world about anatomy, movement and spirituality and apply it to what you already believe to be true. This training is not about you teaching according to previously created standard because standards limit possibility. Tap into new potential and faster growth! One of the most exciting aspects of teaching yoga is deciphering how to use each individual’s unique talents and limitations to make the poses they want to learn more accessible. Alignment is not one size fits all. Here you will learn innova

Shifting Rhythms

Coming home from my 4-9 week tours is always an interesting experience. For weeks straight I go from one country to the next where although I am the guest of honor, I have to work hard to deliver the best yoga related information to the community that I can in the time that I have with them. Outside of class many people want to spend time with me and I want to spend time with them, so I am social almost every hour of the day. It’s fun but it's intense! And it’s not just friends having dinner, its friends celebrating their reunion and catching up on all that we have missed in each other’s lives for the past 6-12 months. Because most of my employers are friends of mine I go to the same countri

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