Swapping mirrors for mantras

Swapping mirrors for mantras

By Melinda Chickering A few months ago, I came across an article in The New York Times about a yoga competition. Yoga competition? Isn’t that an oxymoron? I thought. So I sent the article to my best friend in the States, who also practices (daily), teaches (sometimes)...
Recovery through yoga

Recovery through yoga

Yoga is in a renaissance. In the last few decades more than one hundred and fifty registered yoga styles have emerged. Hatha yoga, once the only option in town, was taught by a handful of fringe yogis in living rooms and quirky community spaces throughout North...
Love it alone: developing a home yoga practice

Love it alone: developing a home yoga practice

By Janet Nicol | Cover Photograph by Heather Bonker THERE’S A crazy downpour when you’re about to leave and you just can’t get out the door. And then your mom calls on Skype. A village ceremony closes the road and there’s traffic gridlock. It’s just one of those days....
Balancing act

Balancing act

By Cat Kabira How we communicate defines our entire world. For me, the beauty of Bali is in how many of the Balinese communicate with their hearts – through their word choice, their smiles and easy laughter, and the ease with which they hold themselves. This...
Acro Yoga

Acro Yoga

What’s the difference between Acro Yoga and Flying Yoga? Bex: Acroyoga is a yoga practice created by our teachers, Jenny and Jason, who are based in California. Carlos and I are in the final stages of our Acroyoga certification and until we are certified, we call our...