Yoga Articles

Everyone can learn something from the sutras of Pantanjali

If you really want to get a sense of how old Yoga is look at the sutras of Pantanjali. The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali which are the foundational text of classical yoga philosophy are around 2000 years old. They fell into relative obscurity for nearly 700 years from the 12th

Yoga and Bipolar Disorder—How and Why It Helps:

“Anger is an energy…” (Repeat) –Johnny Rotten, Public Image Ltd. People who suffer from mental illness more and more are approaching yoga as way to manage their illness. Here’s some insight as to why yoga can be so helpful. My personal experience is with using yoga to manage symptoms of

Reconciling painting with my meditation practice

When we talked during TTC about the Patanjali sutra 1:28 “Tajjapah Tadartha Bavanam” (“Say Om / Do things with feelings and full dedication”), I thought about a painting that I did few years ago (below). When I paint, I try to paint with my heart. I dig deep into myself,