The first time I stepped on a yoga mat I had no idea where it would take me. I just thought it’s time to do this. At first, yoga happened in fits and starts. My chiropractor had been urging me to take yoga more seriously, but at that time as a dancer with daily classes, … More My life is Yoga
Is it just me or has the world gone mad? Last I remembered summer was summer, the economy was reliable and we had a halfway decent guy in the Whitehouse. Sure the shit was always hitting the fan but no one was tweeting and FBooking expletives every single minute. Scrolling through the various social … More What the f…is going on?
I’ll never forget the day my friend signed me up to Facebook. It was 2007. She assured me this would be fun and a way for us to stay connected when she left. Little did I know or did any of us what would happen. I think you know exactly what I mean. Fun isn’t … More Flirting with Instagram
The first time I really felt strongly about something was just after 9/11. I was living in NYC at the time and will never forget the terror I felt at finding out that the trade towers had been hit. In the weeks that followed the government took the opportunity to go to war, curb our … More Off the Mat into the World
At the start of our Self Knowledge classes we take some time to reflect and contemplate. If you are moved to go deeper into both your practice and understanding of Yoga why not join us in India February 13-23, 2014. visit http://www.rachelzinmanyoga.com/RETREATS for more details. The practice enables us to relax. Be calm. Giving the … More Why Practice Yoga?
I am so enjoying sharing the deeper aspects of Yoga online right now and am blogging for a variety of online Magazines. This month I have written for MindBodyGreen, The Global Yogi and Yogini’t and am super busy putting things in place for our upcoming Byron Yoga Teacher Training, October 15-30, 2012. Why not jump into your own sacred … More Understanding the Mysterious SELF
A few days ago a few local teachers and I were talking about the Business of Yoga or should I say the Busyness of the Yoga BIZ. On comparing notes we discovered we spent more time on the computer, working out marketing strategies or coming up with clever ways to get people to our classes … More The Busyness of the Yoga BIZ