October 2009

A different kind of poverty

October 28, 2009

“The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying […]

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Back practicing in Philly

October 28, 2009

Finally! It’s amazing how the ashtanga community has grown over the past few years. When I first moved here I would bike down to old city every morning to practice (it was usually just myself, Adam, and maybe one or two others). That place closed and there was no other mysore class in the entire […]

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The minimalism of yoga

October 11, 2009

As I am organizing my life and getting ready to start my research year, I realize another reason I am drawn to yoga. It is just you, your body, your breath. You don’t need any props, no shoes, no equipment, and no weights except your own self. Minimalism.

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