Other yoga resources

Michelle Haymoz — Yoga photos and more (including from the Confluence) Sangita Yoga — The Yoga of Music Ashtanga Yoga Outreach — New York Srivatsa Ramaswami — Vinyasa Krama Sivananda Yoga — Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevanada Yoga Gives Back — Great charity that provides microloans to Indian women and families Bent on Learning — Bringing yoga to … Continue reading Other yoga resources

It’s not Tuesday, but that’s OK: A Hanuman Chalisa with Tim Miller

Just wrapping up my day at work — or seeing how I can avoid practicing, perhaps — and I dug a little deeper than normal on the YouTube video lists and found the following video, which would be perfect for a Tuesday but, well, there’s no time like the present: For those keeping count, that … Continue reading It’s not Tuesday, but that’s OK: A Hanuman Chalisa with Tim Miller

Take a look at this summer’s Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri

An early highlight of this summer’s Namarupa Yatra Divine was witnessing the Rath Yatra — or chariot festival — of Lord Jagannath in Puri, with its million-or-so participants. It was particularly a highlight for the Krishna bhaktis among us. Robert Moses, our intrepid guide and co-publisher of Namarupa along with Eddie Stern, has put together … Continue reading Take a look at this summer’s Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri

Changes at Yoga Workshop announced and thoughts about losing yoga teachers

Not sure how long this has been out there — a few days, maybe — but I noticed that there is an announcement at the Yoga Workshop’s webpage about a change in “ownership responsibilities”: We are excited to announce a restructuring of the Yoga Workshop, which will take place in November. Richard and Mary will … Continue reading Changes at Yoga Workshop announced and thoughts about losing yoga teachers

Special Namarupa hits the virtual shelves

Not too long after a big “regular” issue, Namarupa has released a special issue focused on Vaishnavism. Link to the issue is right here. The cost is $14, and it runs 48 pages. Here’s a little from the description: Namarupa Special Vaishnava Issue by Guest Editor Steven J. Rosen contains the following articles: FOR WHOM DOES HINDUISM … Continue reading Special Namarupa hits the virtual shelves

How Bhakti and devotion fit into a modern yoga practice

I want to continue our rolling with a little less asana, a little more heart. We need to balance things out. So, for those in New York, here’s something to check out. As seen at Ashtanga Yoga New York: YogaCity NYC Deeper Learning Series, Friday, November 15th at Integral Yoga Institute 4-5:30 pm Five Senior … Continue reading How Bhakti and devotion fit into a modern yoga practice

It’s the Summer Solstice, and you know what that means

Yep. Time to bust out the 108 sun salutes. Here’s the way one of our first Ashtanga teachers celebrated the passing seasons: First five Suryanamaskara A’s are done as you always start practice, with five breaths in down dog. After that, just one breath as you moved along pretty rapidly. She’d then divide the practice … Continue reading It’s the Summer Solstice, and you know what that means

More subfloor yoga homesick blues

I’ve talked a little about the yoga hazard in our new house: the subfloor, which booms and echoes with each and every not-so-dainty crash to the mat. It’s a big-time Uddiyana Bandha check. And it’s a reminder of where my practice might be just a little sloppy. The crash is all the evidence one needs. … Continue reading More subfloor yoga homesick blues

Namarupa Yatra Divine: This is a cannot miss trip to India

Over the weekend, we received an email with information we’d been awaiting anxiously: Word of the next Namarupa Yatra. Robert Moses, co-founder of the magazine with Eddie Stern, had dropped a few hints our way about when and where the trip might be: Summer of 2014, the Himalayas. That was about all we needed to know … Continue reading Namarupa Yatra Divine: This is a cannot miss trip to India