Let Go: Why Yoga’s Final Pose is the One that Matters

    It can be both liberating and terrifying to let go. At its core it means that ultimately there is nothing we can hold on to. In its essence it comes down to the final pose in almost every yoga class, final relaxation, a pose of deep surrender. Over and over again on and … [Read more…]

Why Practicing Yoga is about Vulnerability, not Flexibility

As yoga teachers we’re supposed to be perfect. Have our shit together. Wear pretty yoga clothes, be calm and peaceful and nail the pose, floating up into headstand and levitating there like we’ve transcended the world. Whatever our body shape or the color of our skin, our sexuality or political leaning, there’s still the expectation … [Read more…]