Shavasana

Shavasana

In 1989 during my first semester at Humboldt State University, I made a conscious yet random decision to sign up for a yoga series. In these pre-Manduka and Gaiam days, my first teacher, Lorna Brown, encouraged us to spread out a towel or blanket on the carpet when we...
The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Hatha Yoga Pradipika 4:101-102 As long as the all-pervading Nada is active, space is imagined to exist. That utter silence beyond all description is called the supreme essence. Whatever, in the form of Nada (sound/vibration) is heard, that is Shakti. And that which is...