Jen’s Favorite Things. Like Oprah’s, only cheaper.

It’s smack dab in the middle of the holidays, and things have been a little hectic lately, so I’ll just leave you with some of my favorite things: – I feel like I’ve finally made it!  Here’s why: – Who ISN’T writing a yoga memoir? But this one is a sweet little gem: accessible, honest and … Read More »

Attempts at Meditation with a serene (annoying) teacher

When it comes to the objective of a yoga practice, many yogis cite Patanjali’s Sutra 1.2: “Yogash citta vritti nirodhah.”   Sanskrit scholars offer varying translations of this sutra, but the gist of it is:  “Yoga is the cessation (nirodhah) of the fluctuations (citta vritti) of the mind.” Personally, Bernadette Birney’s (a smart and thoughtful yogi … Read More »