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Spaceship Earth launches May 8th! And I was there

Announcing the streaming release of a documentary that is all too vivid for me, as I lived in the shadow of this amazing story. My father was one of just eight Biospherians,  the medical officer, inside Biosphere 2. So strap … Continue reading

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The potency of pranayama to bring poise and peace

Wonderful people, tender people, courageous people, weary people, you, and you, and me. I am reading inspirational verses from people who never knew they could write, or pray, or stand up and shout truth to power, or get down and … Continue reading

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Yoga Sūtra Study with John Casey at IYILA

Sat. Feb. 29th, 2:30-4:30 at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles. For more information, or to register online click here or call +1.310.558.8212. In Conversation with the Yoga Sūtras I will be assisting John in a series of six sessions … Continue reading

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Roots and Shoots, Standing Poses at IYILA

Sat. Feb. 29th, 11:30-2:00 and a Teacher’s class, Sun. Mar. 1st, 12:30-3:30 at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles. For more information, or to register online click here or call +1.310.558.8212. In this workshop, I will introduce basic anatomy through … Continue reading

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Reflecting the Iyengar way

Wendy Jacob visits Lisa at Triyoga in London and talks to her talks to about her commitment to Iyengar yoga. Arriving at Triyoga in London’s Soho is an experience in itself. If anyone has any preconceived ideas of the ideal … Continue reading

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Arambhana Kriya, Commencement W/Prashant

The Commencement Act – Prashant frequently says “well, anyway…” Many people are fascinated by his wisdom, many people are bewildered, some people are bored, and for a few, Prashant’s teachings have transformed the way they practice. When he says “well, … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Iyengar Yoga, December in Pune, India

Whenever I watch a sunset I know that the same light will rise upon awakening friends somewhere else in the world, and a new day will begin. Over the last few years my community of Iyengar yoga has watched several … Continue reading

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Maty Ezraty, A Life of Integrity

When I process deep emotions I either shut down or go manic. When I shut down it is because I am not ready to voyage into the abyss of my story. But when I go manic, I usually produce something. … Continue reading

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Summer sabbatical – thoughts on life and practice

The page has turned once more and, as I enter the fall season, my thoughts center around my summer sabbatical. I took three months away from teaching, away from my yoga community, and entered a quiet life alongside an estuary … Continue reading

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Workshop on Iyengar Yoga Convention Highlights: Sat. 4/27 at IYILA

Convention Highlights: Exploring the Path of Practice Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Register online Join me at IYILA in Los Angeles for a taste of the remarkable feast of inspiration and knowledge that came through Abhijta … Continue reading

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