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A Book

We’ve just published an ebook on amazon called Morning Practice for Radiant Humans. It’s a collection of the favourite morning meditations from the Dr.KS Facebook page. People have been asking for this. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01499CK78 for Americans or http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01499CK78  for Canadians.   … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Card

I read that Jennifer Aniston recently gave Oprah a yoga mat with a picture of her dogs on it. I suggest we create a card to go along with the mat. We’ll make it a big card, so that each… Continue reading

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Bellowing

If it weren’t for bellows breathing, I could go the entire day without actually waking up. We’ve been talking about pranayama, the breathwork limb of yoga. I can’t move on to anything else without paying tribute to Bellows Breath, or… Continue reading

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Squared Breathing

Have you tried squared breathing? Inhale, two, three, four, hold, two, three, four, exhale, two, three, four, hold two, three four. Simple, but it’ll change your life. In the foreword to The Yoga of Breath by Richard Rosen, Rodney Yee writes that… Continue reading

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In Praise of Breathing

Pranayama. I’m besotted with it. The use of breath is one of the eight limbs of yoga. It’s all I can think about these days, which makes for disastrous conversations in grocery stores. ("Have you practiced exhaling lately? You haven’t?" Blank… Continue reading

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Expanding the Definition of Yoga

Like most North Americans, I first met yoga as a physical practice, a sport. Unlike most sports in my life, yoga combines strength and flexibility, which is like some kind of magic trick after years of activities (trail running, cycling,… Continue reading

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Beginner’s Breathing

It could be that I’m getting old and that my sense of fun has changed so much that I can no longer play with others in the way I used to. It could also be that yoga is having… Continue reading

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Acting Lessons

My son, the actor, says this: when someone gives you something (a word, a sentence, a feeling, a breath), receive it fully. Don’t let it just ping off your surface  and give a pingy superficial response. Instead, let the word, … Continue reading

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Thanks to The Naked Guy

I keep thinking of this naked guy I had a thing with last week. I wish I could see him again. I was at a theatre festival, and I was strung out. By strung out, I mean that I was … Continue reading

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