I never thought of it as abuse, but after the shocking stories that have emerged out of the #metoo movement from Hollywood to Yoga Shalas I’ve started to question. As a little girl I never focussed on my gender. I played cars, pretend wedding and climbed trees. I wasn’t thrilled when I developed, but I … More Yoga and the coalition of abuse
by John Weddepohl Could ignoring our true selves be costing us the future? The creation we find ourselves in is always absolutely peaceful. Never in conflict, not a day goes by in the creation that is not absolutely perfect. So why do we human beings still keep struggling, getting conflicted? As our forebears have come … More Self – Man’s Best friend, Creations Best Kept Secret.
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?
How many times have you started the new year, fired up your to-do list, committed to a new health regime and then by easter all your enthusiasm is down the shoot? I’m so like that, but this year I’m determined to change. That means cranking up the volume on my daily practice, taking long walks … More What happens when dreams come true?
I’m not quite sure what’s happened to yoga right now but its freaking me out! I just finished reading an article on how TY KU Sake is introducing its new brand of wonderful to the yoga world. That’s right folks apparently yogis need sake! It’s better for you than wine and lord knows we need … More Drink me, I’ll make you happy!
On our recent travels to South Africa we made this little film sharing a bit of what John Weddepohl is all about. Big thanks to Ryan Beifus and Nora Wendel for all their media expertise. to find out more about our upcoming Retreat and Teachers Training visit http://www.rachelzinmanyoga.com
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
Yesterday I payed it forward. I went over to my friends house and helped her create an art studio in her home. Being on the move for the last 6 months has meant that old friends and catchups have had to be put aside for train schedules and sightseeing. Don’t get me wrong I love … More Paying it forward-the best kind of Karma Yoga
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