Category Archives for Yoga philosophy

A Pedagogy of Abuse: The Trouble with Abhijata Iyengar’s Address

“Problems cannot be solved with the same mindset that created them.”~ Albert EinsteinShe seems like a genuinely sincere woman and I wish her well in her new leadership role at the helm of the Iyengar yoga lineage.  Her speech at the recent IYNAUS convention in Dallas, Texas, which has been touted as a “Light on […]

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Baba Hari Dass

Between the crushing heartbreak of these last few months that is Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, the ongoing unraveling of sexual abuse allegations by Anne Tapsell West (and others) against senior Iyengar teacher Manouso Manos, and the continued tenacity of Karen Rain in refusing to let the sexual assaults of Pattabhi Jois be swept under the carpet, something else has brought about a strange confluence of memories, gratitude, and sadness.

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