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Drop the Goal. Get Into You

  Setting and focusing on goals - the process, the checklist - is a perfectly good way to achieve some things. We have a choice, though, in how we approach all these goals. The approach we pick - in all kinds of things - makes the difference between a good…
Turn Your Passion into Time Spent

Turn Your Passion into Time Spent

Hope you are having a great week so far. I've been lucky recently, to spend several weeks in New York, with the Strala gang, practicing, leading, and hanging out with everyone. Strala is our laboratory for moving with ease, getting to hang out with people over time, and connecting and…

Advanced Training for Your Body and Mind

  Q: How long can you hold plank pose? A: 3 hours, at least. On each hand. We sometimes get "expert trainer" questions like this. I usually make it a little light, by saying something like "3 hours on each hand" with a straight face. Followed by "Why, how long…

Living Your Passion

  I've been reflecting a lot on how we spend our time and what we choose to pursue. Helping people be at ease and move with ease through Strala - in their bodies, minds, and lives - has clearly presented itself in the forefront of my energy. It's where I…
Do No Harm

Do No Harm

  Yoga injuries shouldn't exist. They happen when you force, push, and slam your body into a pose, and stop feeling into you. Yoga is a practice that should heal the body and mind, not hurt it. Too often, yoga injuries become normal, and a badge of honor on the…

Psychology, Yoga, and Handstands

  I don't care if you can stand on your hands. It doesn't matter. What's interesting is, what happens when you try? What happens when you're in one of those rooms full of other people who are trying?   Do you explore easily around what you Can do in your…