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The Culture of Strala

Hey Kids, Just felt like reaching out and connecting with all the readers here on our growing-like-a-weed Strala blog. Quite an amazing culture has developed around not only the studio in NYC, but around the globe and it's so exciting to see.  This blog has become so special and taken…

Yoga Cures in Amsterdam, Belgium, London & More!

I'm so excited to head over to Europe for a couple weeks in September to lead some yoga, meet some awesome people, and I'm sure have a lot of fun along the way.  Big thanks to my Dutch publisher Kosmos, who is brining Yoga Cures, aka Yoga Helpt! to the…
Treating the Pose Not the Person?

Treating the Pose Not the Person?

Traditional Western medicine treats the disease not the person. Traditional shiatsu prescribes a fixed set of rules and procedures for each problem. Traditional yoga mandates specific defined poses to put people in. Who made these rules? As my wife Tara Stiles has mentioned, they're extremely limiting. Our traditional medicine is…
Doing Hard Things the Easy Way

Doing Hard Things the Easy Way

We're good at what we practice.  It's possible to do hard things the hard way, and it's also possible to do hard things the easy way.  Often we get stuck in the first, because how could it be any other way?  Hard things are hard!  So it's all we practice,…
5 Tips on Effective Leading

5 Tips on Effective Leading

Each time we finish leading a workshop or training program I am blown away by how special and unique each group is. We are so honored to be together with people from all different backgrounds, from all around the world, who share the same passion, a desire to feel better.…