Category Archives: compassion

Occupy Raleigh group meditations will begin

Several people have stepped forward for the group meditations. The first one will be Sunday 11/6 at 11AM – assuming this does not interfere with some other important work and will be at the occupation site in a spot that … Continue reading

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Interview with the Monk arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge as we Occupy Raleigh

Occupy Raleigh and Occupy Wall St. are about a just society.  In yogic terms this means each individual and the societal institutions acting according to the yogic principles of Yama and Niyama.  Completely honoring these principles is not easy, but working toward … Continue reading

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Prison Yoga Practice has employable people available to you!

My yoga students at the minimum security prison are generally nearing the end of their sentences and most work outside the facility during the day.  As discussed elsewhere on the blog, the dedicated yoga students have a much lower reincarceration … Continue reading

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Yoga is a set of practices – what are your practices?

Yoga is a set of practices.  We have many practices.  Each practice has karmic ripples, effects on our lives.  I work at a theatre that is in a public park that includes a beautiful rose garden, the Raleigh Rose Garden. … Continue reading

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America is Fat – they’re killing us through our food – what can yoga do?

Another news article today about which is the “most overweight” state in the US. Mississippi most obese state, Colorado least No one is very surprised about this but it is interesting that the problem keeps getting worse.  Someone is trying … Continue reading

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Hey, Yoga Man! – great new yoga book – now available!

Hey, Yoga Man! is now published and available! Each Sunday we do asana practice for the first part of class. The second part includes topics from yoga philosophy, meditation, attention and awareness practice and other great things. This involves giving … Continue reading

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Hey, Yoga Man! – new book from the Prison Yoga Practice – coming any day!

Update: The book has reached the 3rd proof state, with a new cover courtesy of Justin Mitchener.  Waiting on the proof for approval and publishing. . . any day now! Each Sunday we do asana practice for the first part of class. … Continue reading

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