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...

Spiritual room cleaning

I learned this technique from my work with the Living School and Reshad Feild. It is a remarkable tool for energetically cleaning a room. We use this in our teacher training programs and before all the workshops I teach....

Teacher training & the accordion

After teaching Level 1 teacher training for ten years, many past students were ready for the next level. I had almost no idea how to manage a Level 2 teacher training but felt the students were ready and waiting. I looked...

Yogi Radar

To me, this is a real thing. What is yogi radar? It has something to do with intuition, destiny, need, attraction and trust in the unlimited possibilities available in every moment. One time in a store I wanted to buy an...

You are not my student!

While trying out different hatha yoga classes, I was also on a quest for a spiritual path. Along with millions of other young seekers, I was looking for a more spiritual life. I checked out many other teachers and...

The First Teacher Training

Eric had come from the Netherlands to Santa Fe to learn to be a yoga teacher. He had read it was a place where many teachers lived and taught. His plan was to attend every class to evaluate his experience and then pick the...