She’s so Fein

Not a misspelling. One of the greatest teachers I have ever met and am grateful to call a friend is a Jewish girl from NY? Judie Fein. She and her husband Paul Ross are travel writers, adventurers, healers, connectors, and...

Meeting Famous People

Okay, this may seem like a strange blog, and perhaps it is. There is an undeniable attraction and fascination with famous people. Underneath I believe it is our desire to recognize our own greatness, so we project this onto...

Advice to a Fallen Yogi

A student wrote to me about being consumed by old addictions and destructive eating habits. They asked for guidance. Here is my response. Reply:   The courage it took to write to me, is the same courage you can use to make...

The Upstairs Phone

I appreciate riding the trains in Germany. They take me over Europe to teach and all over Frankfurt on business and pleasure. It was late summer 1996 and the air was chilly and everyone was wearing light coats. I was on my...

Punk police & my bike lock

It was 1996, not long after I arrived in Germany I went for a hike with my friend Helga. I took my bike by train to meet her with the plan to ride 25 km back to Frankfurt. Much of it was downhill so it would be an easy...