Category Archives: nc

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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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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Guard towers and the Present Moment – at the Prison Yoga Practice

In the car, I have been listening to Eckhart Tolle.  He has been telling me that there is no more important relationship than our primordial relationship with the present moment, and that this relationship is with life itself.  As I arrive … 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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Impermanence – at the Prison Yoga Practice

The book is on the way. In between yoga classes, work at the theater, web design work and the work on the book I have been packing up my house.  Twenty-five years worth of accumulation are going into boxes, into trash … Continue reading

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Hey Yoga Man! – new book from the Prison Yoga Practice

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 out a lot of photocopies. I have gathered … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. – a yogi? – at the Prison Yoga Practice

If you want to know what a life lived according to the principles off Yama and Niyama looks like check out Martin Luther King Jr.  Today is the holiday.  MLK Jr. considered Mahatma Gandhi and his principles of non violent civil disobediance his inspiration.  … Continue reading

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