Sep 8, 2011

yoga bitch by suzanne morrison (review)

Shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Suzanne Morrison walked into her first yoga class in Seattle, looking for comfort in the midst of collective trauma and a way to overcome her fear of death. Yoga Bitch: One Woman’s Quest to...

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Aug 15, 2011

yoga: the painful truth book review + q&a

Many yoga practitioners and teachers believe that yoga is good for us on all levels: spiritually, emotionally and physically. However, lately there is increasing evidence that yoga can be harmful as well as healing. Recent articles in Time Magazine...

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Aug 10, 2011

review: awake in the world by michael stone

As I write this, riots are spreading across England, Syrian forces are cracking down on protesters, Somalian children are dying from famine-related diseases, global financial markets are in turmoil and radiation continues to quietly leak from Fukushima...

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Dec 16, 2010

book review ~ carried by a promise: a life transformed through yoga

Carried By A Promise is the story of Swami Radhananda, the president and spiritual director of Yasodhara Ashram, and her relationship with her teacher, Swami Sivananda Radha. Yasodhara Ashram is a thriving spiritual community in Southeastern British Columbia...

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Jan 31, 2010

review: inner life of asanas by swami lalitananda

In the winter, my tendency is to slow down and go inwards. The chilly Montréal air and long nights make me feel like spending a lot of time indoors ~ and correspondingly, my yoga practice has become slower and more restorative. I hold the postures, breathe,...

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