Category Archive for: ‘practice’
Ujiayi Breathing and Bandhas

This is a fantastic introduction to Ujiayi Breathing and the Bandhas with David Swenson, who I cherish and consider an outstanding teacher in the Ashtanga Vinyasa tradition. It’s an old video, cute, but the information he conveys is valuable now as then and his instructions are clear and easy to follow. 7:38mins worth while your time. […]

Different Yoga Schools & Styles

In the 20th century different types of Hatha based yoga schools developed. The founders of the three dominant schools – Ashtanga, Iyengar and Viniyoga – were all students of Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989), a famous teacher at the Yoga Institute at the Mysore Palace in India and the “father of modern yoga.” Two other styles […]

Eddies in the Stream

“Just before quantum potentiality coalesces into actuality, the eternally emergent edge of now is as free as anything can ever be.” A beautiful, poetic story of the new neuro-dharma. I found it very moving. Take the time to read all the way through to the end : ) Eddies in the Stream By Rick Hanson […]

Neurobiology of We

This is a fantastic series of lectures by the psychiatrist Daniel Siegel MD given at the Upaya Zen Center. He is explaining brain function. This in-depth look is interspersed with meditation sessions and contemplation exercises that compliment all the information: Neurobiology of We » I am utterly fascinated learning about the brain. The healthy functioning […]