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The Day Mr. Iyengar Died

I was sitting on the floor at the end of last summer in an empty yoga studio in Soho. It was the end of a long, hot day teaching a yoga workshop and assisting my teacher, Maty in a teacher training. Before heading back to my place for the night, I was using the wifi […]

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Beware the Guru

Beware the Guru

  Note: This article was written in February 2013, shortly after the Vatican’s announcement that Pope Benedict would be stepping down. A highly edited version of it was published on The Huffington Post in May of last year. We are re-posting it now, as a UN panel investigating torture questions a vatican envoy on the […]

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What I Learned Doing Yoga in Marc Jacobs Jeans

Like many repeated endeavors, yoga practice can take the body and mind to higher functionality and health, or toward pain and suffering. The mat is a laboratory where we can experiment with our own strengths and weaknesses.   Originally published in The Huffington Post The great yoga teacher Vinnie Marino once said, while teaching an advanced […]

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