Posts Tagged: workshops

Yoga for Difficult Times: Satya

Yoga offers ancient solutions to modern problems. But you could also say yoga offers ancient solutions to ancient problems, because when things go sideways in our lives, the themes are as old as the sun. Grief, loss, disappointment, illness, anger, pain, frustration, loneliness: none of these are unique to the modern world. Your girlfriend may… {read more}

Yoga for Difficult Times: Ahimsa

Yoga offers ancient solutions to modern problems. But you could also say yoga offers ancient solutions to ancient problems, because when things go sideways in our lives, the themes are as old as the sun. Grief, loss, disappointment, illness, anger, pain, frustration, loneliness: none of these are unique to the modern world. Your girlfriend may… {read more}

Yoga for Back Care

Yesterday I was in a rush to finish vacuuming the livingroom before it was time to meet my six-year-old at his bus stop. As I was putting furniture back in place I awkwardly hoisted a wooden rocking chair and strained a muscle in my mid-back. It was a moment of inattention that I’m still paying… {read more}

The bearable lightness of pain without suffering

Having lived with late-stage chronic Lyme disease for 15 years, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the nature of pain. Pain can be useful and productive, such as the pain we feel when we touch a hot stove, it says “Quick! Move your hand!”, or the pain women experience during childbirth, which midwives… {read more}