I have a wrist injury I call the Tequila Lesson. Remember when you were young and foolish and spent one night drinking too much tequila? The next day you felt like hell, but you learned a valuable lesson: don’t drink too much tequila. Time passes and memories fade. Sadly every now and then you need […]
Post #8 in The Elliott Lexicon of Satisfactory Yoga Terminology It was around 1994 and I was teaching a class on padmasana (lotus pose), a three hour workshop preparing the hips for this less than easy posture. About an hour into it a frustrated student announced “no one has ever been able to help me […]
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 […]
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!.