Downward Dog Style: Denver Gong(nam) style

According to the sleeping prophet Edgar Cayce: in the beginning, there was consciousness, then, it withdrew into itself and found a center and became aware. This was God. By vibrating Him(Her)self in different ...

Downward Dog Style: Heraclitus Personified

"Aesthetically pleasing" would be an apt descriptor for most yoga studios. Step inside, tranquillity slips around the shoulders like a mind-soothing cloak of meditative relaxation--but step into The River on 12...

Downward Dog Style: Only You Can Move Like You

How do you know when you're doing it right? Is there some kind of internal crystalline chime that begins to ding quietly when your action of choice is being done in that, "right way?" I remember the first time...

Downward Dog Style: The Comfort Zone

Finding comfort. It’s something we strive for, something we aim to accomplish with our day to day wanderings, locating a place where we can turn off the panic-stricken mind and just flow with our lives, able to...

Downward Dog Style: Going Kino, YRP edition

Last Sunday's YRP: photo by Carl Kerridge Last Sunday amidst many beautiful yogis, I took part for the first time in YRP, and wondered how come I hadn't gone every weekend before. Tents with beautiful c...

Downward Dog Style: Sun Splashed Red Rock Yoga

As a budding teacher myself, I'm the first to admit to preferring a controlled environment to teach in, a room where I can control the temperature, the lights, the music. I currently teach an outdoor class up i...

Downward Dog Style: The One Constant

Change. In physics and mathematics it is represented by the symbol delta.   Mystical aspects of certain cultures may use the ouroboros, a mix of infinity and the idea of the snake eating its o...

Snarf’s = Amazeballs Sandwiches

What can at once be the most simple of things and yet the most complex, something we all can make with basic ingredients or pay through the nose for gourmet preparation? The sandwich. The word is instantly ...

Downward Dog Style: the Water of life

Water...something most of us take either completely for granted or spend very little, if any, time thinking about. We read the health benefits of eight glasses a day, buy it in bottles and turn on the tap whene...