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Silverlake Summer Solstice Sun Salutations on International Day of Yoga

The past six years I have celebrated Summer Solstice by taking part in the Nit de Foc (Night of the Fire), which followed straight into the next morning of Dia de Sant Joan in Barcelona, Spain. This year it was spent quite differently, but with similarities in terms of great feelings of revitalization, energy and the realization that… Continue reading Silverlake Summer Solstice Sun Salutations on International Day of Yoga

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Reflections on the Charleston Shootings: Compassion Through Ahimsa

Through yoga we practice to “meet our inner darkness impartially and compassionately, so that it can be transformed without being acted out in the world. We practice how to meet our inner violence nonviolently and how to express our negativity without hurting anyone, including ourselves.