Fine-tuning in Kapotasana

I don’t think that anyone ever looks forward to Kapotasana with unbridled eagerness. Whenever I come up to this pose, I think, “Okay, here we go…” and say a little prayer to myself (aka, please don’t hurt me too much). That being said, I do believe that one can arrive at this posture without the…

Led Intermediate with Sharath = Super Intensity!

It is about 4:20 pm, six hours after surviving Sharath’s Led Intermediate — the first one I have ever taken — and my arms are still noodles, and my back is still sore. Of course, there will be other muscles complaining in due time. We have begun Week 2 of Sharath’s workshop while he and…

Dissolution of the ego…

It seems like whenever I post something “good” or glorious about yoga practice, the universe somehow catches wind and…decides to throw a curve ball, as if to say, “Oh yeah? Well, see how you like this one!” Instead of the divine numinous feeling of bliss, I am stuck in the underworld of pain and obstacles after…