Yoga Beginners’ Questions (Part 2)

Yoga Beginners’ Questions (Part 2)

I’m not flexible enough. Can I practice yoga? Well-executed asanas may seem challenging and require extreme flexibility, but they are only the final products of a long-term process. Flexibility is something you may GET from yoga practice as a benefit rather than a...
Global Unity in a Post-pandemic World

Global Unity in a Post-pandemic World

The NFT project is a platform that connects the international yoga community to improve physical, mental, and social health– especially paramount in a post-pandemic world. While the Covid-19 mask mandates are removed, the residual fear and anxiety remain. Yoga...
Discomfort in Life and in Yoga

Discomfort in Life and in Yoga

Belonging to a culture in which we are encouraged to “check out,” we have all gotten very proficient at existing on auto pilot, treading the proverbial hamster wheel of life with very little wonder or even consciousness.  We wake up and put on our hat, play our...
Mindfulness and Care for the Planet

Mindfulness and Care for the Planet

Are you aware of everything and everyone that you share this planet with? You’ve surely heard the frequently-used term “sustainability” by now. Perhaps you’ve even heard about a concept called the “circular economy.” It’s no surprise these concepts have entered the...
Yoga Beginners’ Questions (Part 1)

Yoga Beginners’ Questions (Part 1)

Are you new to yoga? Nowadays, as yoga gets more and more popular there is a lot of information online but it may be hard to find the answers to your most basic questions. So if you’re thinking “I would love some help in getting started with my yoga practice! I am...
Penetrate to the Present Moment

Penetrate to the Present Moment

Editor’s Note: Today I have the pleasure to post an excerpt from the 2004 publication of one of my biggest heroes: the “Russian Yiddishe Yogini”, Author, Performer and Dear Friend, the amazing Mina Semyon. On a recent phone call she gave me her...