On Saturday morning, I finished packing my bags, got my house in order, taught a super-fun & productive class to my devoted Saturday Morning Yoga Sangha students, and then hopped in the car and headed to the airport. Destination: Alive & Shine Center in Bellevue,...

Today is the birthday of Sri Aurobindo, political leader and revolutionary, poet, philosopher, and yogi whose spiritual work forms the basis of Purna Yoga. As the first Indian to demand publicly independence for India from Britain, the founder of the Indian Independence movement and later...

I'm not much of a sports fan. In fact, I know very little about baseball. But I do know that this documentary and the story of the Portland Mavericks is captivating to watch whether you like baseball or not. This month's dharma movie pick tells the story of...

For any of my students who spend more than 20 minutes at a time sitting, here's an infographic from the Washington Post that explains why sitting is so hard on our bodies while also giving some recommendations on how to counteract the damage. So, take a...

My garden is going crazy this year! With all the rain last year, my tomatoes were a bit of a bust. This year is a completely different story. I've got chocolate stripeys, black krims, 4th of July cherry toms, and Radiator Charlie's mortgage lifters ripening...

Day off! Today is a day of studying for the final, packing up in preparation to move from the house of my fellow affiliate trainee, Shrutee, to my friend Bob's house for the rest of my stay here, and of course, taking a class at...

Today is the day! After a brief meditation, we will teach the Beta Sequence for Aadil Palkhivala as part of our learning experiences in the College of Purna Yoga at Alive & Shine Center. I can't wait to be a part of this group-led sequence...