Found myself at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival last week. A foot-stompin, hoot-hollering, jig-dancing good time. Yeehaw! Nothing like great music and dancing for world peace.
A while back, The Global Yogi interviewed me to ask how I found my way on the path to teaching yoga internationally. Click here to read it on The Global Yogi. Are you ready to begin your path as a global yogi – teaching yoga internationally – but don’t know where to start?Continue reading “On Becoming a Global Yogi”
So, you’ve done your teacher training. You learned how to lead a good yoga class. But what is the difference between leading a yoga class and inspiring your students? Take the quiz below to find out if you have what it takes to be a great yoga teacher. 1. Do you have a dedicated committedContinue reading “Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Yoga Teacher?”
In March of this year, I went to Sarnath, India, where Shakyamuni Buddha gave teachings for the very first time. While I was there I had the incredible good fortune to have a private meeting with His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. My meeting was limited to 3 minutes, so I had time for one questionContinue reading “A visit with the 17th Karmapa”
Just finished our 3rd annual Contemplative Practice and Wellness Retreat in Phuket, and the incomparable Amanpuri Resort. We hosted a small group of graduate level psychology students in a training designed to share mindfulness practice for practical application in the clinical setting. It was a fabulous reminder that being a pilgrim, learning to train theContinue reading “Luxury Pilgrims”
Sometimes it’s good to look at things from a different perspective…
One thing I love about Cambodia is its incredibly rich spiritual heritage. It’s one of the few places where you can get a felt sense of how the Hindu and Buddhist traditions mixed, merged and eventually diverged. Outside of Nepal, I have not come across another culture that has such a vast treasure of theContinue reading “Royal Palace, Phnom Pehn”
A few quiet days on under a shady umbrella…nothing fancy. Just what a pilgrim needs to refresh her batteries.
A while ago I met a young woman who had just become a yoga teacher. When she learned that I also teach, she said, “Oh, where did you do your teacher training?” My mind went blank for a moment (which was a blessing in itself). It was such a bizarre way for me to thinkContinue reading “Are you ready to teach yoga?”