BAE YOGA BOOK CLUB

Since September 2019, BAE YOGA has been meeting every other Sunday at the Boulder Public Library to explore the Yoga-Sūtra of Patañjali and to reflect on the relevance of this ancient wisdom to our contemporary lives. If you’ve never read the yoga sutras before, this is an awesome opportunity to become acquainted with a valuable […]

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Git Woke & Get Saved

This was originally posted on my Facebook in July 2016 and recently popped up as a memory there. I am reposting it here because it is still just as relevant two years later. I have also been reflecting more on the sufferings of my pre-Ashtanga days that this post alludes to, and would like to […]

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Atha Yogaanusasanam: Here & Now

Vaguely, I remember at some point in my studies with Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor (at this time I was in New York, before I came to Boulder to continue studying with them) where Richard was talking about the first verse of the Patanjali Yoga Sutra(s), the terse two words: “Atha Yogaanusasanam” (pronounced something like […]

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Coloring & Uncoloring the Mind

Yogis, Yoginis, Musicians, and All Creative Warriors: join us on Saturday, April 7th for a special Ashtanga Yoga class and classical Indian Music workshop! We are going to have some fun learning about Coloring & Uncoloring the Mind while connecting these two ancient traditions. So honored that Sitar maestro Purbayan Chatterjee will be joining us […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Meditation Style

Tired of the same old drinking games? Come celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day (also my birthday) in a fresh meditative way! Join me for this workshop that explores the connection between traditional Buddhist Meditation on the 4 Sublime Abidings with the first chapter of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.  We’ll take a dive into an […]

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The Legend of Sage Patanjali

Repost from the Official Website of B.K.S. Iyengar: “It is said that Lord Vishnu was once seated on his couch, Lord Adisesa (the Lord of Serpents) watching the enchanting dance (tandava nrtya)  of Lord Shiva. Lord Vishnu was so absorbed in the dance movements that His body began to vibrate to the rhythm of Lord […]

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Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Patanjali Yoga Sutra The 8 Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi) can be traced to their philosophical roots in the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. In the Yoga Sutra each limb is precisely outlined and described as a method for cutting through avidya, ignorance, and developing vivikah khyateh, discerning vision, that […]

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Ashtanga Yoga Talk and Workshop @ NYU Hindu Center

“All learning is good if it can ever guide man Godward” ~ Sri Ramakrishna Delighted to return to my alma mater, New York University, to give a talk and workshop at the NYU Hindu Center about the 8 Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. The 8 limbs of yoga […]

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