Learning to Learn in Yoga

Do we come to yoga to “do” or to “learn”? This language matters and so does the approach. Learn to learn yoga despite the obstacles set forth in practice!


Marvelous, Awesome, and Saintly Breath

This last weekend with Prashant Iyengar covered the importance of “breath participation” in asana, in therapy, and well, in pretty much everything. When we look at the breath we have…


The Prismatic Effect

Weekend three with Prashant Iyengar took us down some familiar “schemes and themes” of his study and exploration of asanas. Last weekend he talked a lot about discovering and figuring…


Understand Your Own Potentials

Since I ended with the idea of “potentials” yesterday in my recap, I am happy that Prashant continued that thought today through the many ways we might go about “understanding…


Devise and Customize

Starting the second weekend with Prashant Iyengar, he continued to try to clarify this idea of “starter positions” from last week. There is more than just knowing what physical condition…


Heavenly Trees and Celestial Dogs

Day two with Prashant Iyengar brought us to understanding the journey “from dogma to pragmatism”, from just points and actions to study and exploration. Yesterday he urged us to look…


3 Sides of a Coin

We are entering into another month of weekends with Prashant Iyengar, the son of BKS Iyengar and the consummate “philosopher” within our method. And, though I thought I would try…



For our last meeting with Prashant Iyengar this month, he took us on the journey of the breath. Where to even begin is the question, as he left us with…


Spinning Brains

Today’s class with Prashant Iyengar reminded me again why I find him so intriguing. Yes he is a philosopher, so it can sometimes feel like he is talking over your…


Portals for the Mind

As he mentioned on Saturday, posture is important as a foundation of the practice of yoga, but to end there is detrimental. Postures have to become portals of discovery, playing…