Projects: Nicholas Grubbs

The Perri Institute for Mind and Body is proud to share new projects from our Projects and Pathways Initiative via MindBodyBrew. All students and graduates enrolled in our annual courses and independent study tracks are encouraged to make an inquiry and identify a project of performance, object, writing, film, social experiment, analysis, and more that … Continue reading

Praxis

The following post was written by Callie Ritter, a certified yoga teacher through The Perri Institute for Mind and Body, and a Restorative Exercise Specialist trained by Katy Bowman’s Nutritious Movement™. She’s a professional modern dancer who recently moved from New York City to Boise, Idaho. She was raised as a cowgirl on a family … Continue reading

An Everything Please

I don’t remember why I first went in—it’s not like I have a thing for bagels. But I entered the shop into a long line and began the difficult process of not being a “bagel regular” and having no idea how I wanted to eat these plump round rolls with a belly button. (NYC bagel … Continue reading

Coming Up Empty

The following post was originally published on November 17, 2013. As we find ourselves once again nearing the busy holiday season, this post becomes relevant to return to. Katherine Moore has been teaching for The Perri Institute for Mind and Body since 2013. You can find her running all over New York City, working as a teacher, choreographer, freelance … Continue reading

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

The following piece was written by Traci Klein, Assistant Professor of Dance at Texas A&M International University. Traci is a certified yoga instructor with The Perri Institute for Mind and Body, and will begin teaching adult community yoga classes later this month in Laredo, Texas. When I was growing up, I was always very good … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Transformation

  “Change leads to disappointment if it is not sustained. Transformation is sustained change, and it is achieved through practice.” – B.K.S. Iyengar The season of Fall is a perfect season to observe changes in nature, in light, and in our energetic bodies. We all share these experiences. But what do you think of the definition … Continue reading

Preserving Practice

Preserving a daily meditation practice is tough. You would think that teaching yoga would instill a staying drive and discipline in you, but I have to say, while teaching has deepened my personal practice on the mat and sharpened my awareness off of it, I have not yet solidified a regular meditation practice for myself. … Continue reading

Coming Up Empty

It is at this time of year that I tend to feel especially tired and overwhelmed.  Various projects and work commitments seem to move at lightning speed, and everyone I know (including myself) seems to be in some show  or hosting some event at opposite ends of the city that make it impossible for me … Continue reading

On the Mat: The Big Question

Why do you practice yoga? I am always interested to hear why people come to the mat time and time again to practice yoga. There are a variety of responses to this question, so I thought it might be interesting to ask and see what you had to say. The yoga practice is so supportive … Continue reading

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