Lessons from a Machine

Computers are changing how we work, interact, communicate, and think. Total computer usage has exponentially increased in the last two decades and there are numerous theories about how brain wiring and attention spans are changing as a result. We sit for longer periods of time than ever before and the workday is now 24/7 instead … Continue reading

On Letting Go

“The bad news is, you’re falling through the air, nothing to hold onto, no parachute. The good news is, there’s no ground.” –Trungpa Rinpoche I have less than a week left in New York. After 8 years of growing, changing, and learning here, I feel like my parachute strings are being cut, one by one. Memories … Continue reading

Coffee Shop Meditation

We are all creatures of habit. I sit down to write this having just returned from my morning ritual. Most days, rain or shine, I walk down to my local coffee shop, order a tea or cappuccino, and take a seat. Teaching takes me all over the city, but the rest of my work duties … Continue reading

Study Sessions: Lauren Beirne

With Lauren’s contribution to mindbodybrew this week, we introduce a new series of posts from a very important group in our community: our Teacher Trainees! We hope that by sharing some of their written assignments, we can expand the dialogue that began as personal reflection and group discussion.  The following was written in response to … Continue reading

The Warrior Within

I would hazard to guess that even if you have never stepped foot on a yoga mat, you have heard of the infamous Warrior Pose.  Why, when literally hundreds of postures exist in the vocabulary (not to mention different expressions and variations), is this particular one so iconic? Why has it become the poster child … Continue reading

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