Category Archives: Hey Yoga Man!

Hey, Yoga Man! is travelling the world, Canada, UK, Europe, Lebanon, and Afghanistan

My book, “Hey, Yoga Man! : Yoga Practices for Everyday Life from a Prison Yoga Practice” was meant to help support the prison yoga practice by giving the participants information on the basics of meditation, mindfulness, yama and niyama, and other … Continue reading

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Occupy Raleigh – people can follow yogic principles, can corporations?

The occupation started this past Saturday and for now the arrests are over. The people who stay are confined to the sidewalk so when I spend my time there we are on the sidewalk.  Negotiations are going on for a … 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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High Fructose Corn Syrup – okay or toxin – at the prison yoga practice

I’ll cover this one briefly.  Glucose is a kind of sugar that every cell in your body can directly use.  Fructose must be processed by your liver.  Table sugar is sucrose which is a combination of the two.  Fructose in … 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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Speaking of Women’s Health – Raleigh Convention Center 7/28/11 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Speaking of Women’s Health is committed to helping women take better care of their health, well-being and personal safety. The event will include Exhibitors, Dance Classes, Activities, Book Shop Experience featuring Local Authors (featuring me – Shiva Steve Ordog and … Continue reading

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