Monthly Archives: June 2014

Yoga, the self, and the selfie (part 3): the beauty and peril of flexibility

Among the comments I mentioned in part 1a, a commenter noted that yoga (or yoga poses) on Instagram are overwhelmingly deep backbends and arm balances, poses that certainly require a great deal of discipline, but also (especially in the case … Continue reading

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5 tips to usher in summer (that you didn’t see coming)

Last weekend, Memorial Day marked the unofficial beginning of summer here in the (unofficial and self-proclaimed) most important city in the world. And this week it’s raining and sixty degrees. Ah ,Boston, such arrogance, such delusion… However, summer is on … Continue reading

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Yoga, the self and the selfie, part 2- merely the body

In my last post I quoted several of the responses I and others got to the current “yoga selfies” conversation.  I want to unpack some of those thoughts and concerns over the next few posts.  I hope to have several short(ish) … Continue reading

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Yoga, the self and the selfie, part 1a: Looking at looking

I appreciate all of the feedback that my post about our current yoga selfie dust-up, and the more famous posts by Matthew Remski, Yogadork and Rosanne Harvey have generated. I have more to say about the subject, but before I … Continue reading

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