The question of what does the word “spiritual” mean and what constitutes a spiritual practice has been a point of inquiry my whole life. From my upbringing in the Episcopal church to my years of teaching yoga, I was confused until I realized that although we all use the term spiritual, most of us do […]
Post #7 in The Elliott Lexicon of Satisfactory Yoga Terminology Totoor Turtle was a character in an old cartoon from the 60’s. He was ambitious and often got into trouble. When in need of help he cried “Help, Mr Wizard!” and a ponce-nez be-speckled anthropomorphized lizard would appear. Funny a turtle would ask a lizard […]
Post #6 in The Elliott Lexicon of Satisfactory Yoga Terminology Sadly, when the phrase “Death by Yoga Not Okay” occurred to me some 25 years ago, I didn’t rush right out and buy the URL. In my defense I didn’t know there were URL’s to buy, but about five years ago it crossed my mind […]
Forward: In many ways, this is an old story. We just don’t think it’s going to happen in yoga. But really. Why not? I started this article three years ago while watching the impressive implosion of a style of yoga that always made me flinch, so the derailment did not surprise me. I’ve been duped […]
TAJ YOGA CLASSES
Taj Yoga is part of a thriving movement community located within the old Crown Hill Elementary School building. In a joyous "crossover," the yoga teacher is taking class down the hall with the Wassa Dance teacher, the ballet kids want to take yoga, and the custodian is studying Flamenco!.