Welcome to the Roaring 20s!

Welcome to a new decade! (Although one of my smarty-pants students today insisted that the new decade begins in 2021, because nothing new begins with a zero….) I don’t do New Years resolutions. This time of year I’m usually much more focused on being...

Free Yoga Nidra for the Dog Days of Summer

As we start to wind down summer (yes it officially lasts until the fall equinox but folks I know are already talking about it being over — we hurry everything in our culture), I wanted to share with you a resource meant to be used again and again: a recording of...

How Yoga Demystified My Psychedelic Experience, Part 2

I found myself in the Andean highlands with a small group of pilgrims, getting ready to do huachuma (known in Spanish as San Pedro), a visionary plant medicine that is one of Peru’s master healers. (Haven’t read part 1 yet? Go here) I saw the retreat as...

Why I Went to Peru to Do a Psychedelic I’d Never Heard Of 

In June, I went to Peru for a few weeks to do a spiritual retreat in the Andes, for which the current euphemism seems to be “working with plant medicine.” Last year, I led my first solo international yoga retreat a couple of weeks after I had been...

Saying Goodbye

“The end of a melody is not its goal: but nonetheless, had the melody not reached its end it would not have reached its goal either. A parable.”  — Friedrich Nietzsche There are all kinds of endings, and my life has been playing a variation of many of these...