My Top 108 yoga and (maybe) related blog finds of last week
Just kidding … more like Top 10 (whew!)
Definitely not in the "light reading" category but does pose some important questions. "If only I had teeth down there," A South African doctor invents a female condom with "teeth" to prevent rape. Is this perpetuating the the fear and expectation that rape is just a reality …. or can we move beyond it? And how?
Thoughtful and thought provoking post via Brooks Hall – Yogic Muse. Yoga teachers must read: Not My Yoga!
Great post about trying Bikram Yoga for the first time and mind over hot-humid-sweaty-stinky matter via Wholly Yoga. If you can't stand the heat – be present.
Questioning the Kombucha Kraze. So, Whole Foods has pulled all kombucha from their shelves because the alcohol content is a tad on the illegal side (no wonder it makes us feel so goooood). Read The Non_Kombucha Drinker's Guide to Kombucha Tea. I found out about this post through, who else, elephantjournal.com.
It's all about the title – Nauli: Gross your friends out, improve digestion, find your bandhas … all in one party trick.
Ignorance and misinformation is frustrating, yes, but we can have a sense of humor about it, right? In fact, I believe it is a requirement before you read Yoga: A Religion for Sex Addicts
The ever-fabulous, often upside down, Cora Wen shares some HOT tips and Traditional Chinese Medicine's Prescription for Health This Summer.
I tuned in for YogaDork's coverage of Namaste NYC: Times Square Solstice Yoga and Yoga at the Great Lawn …. links and really great photo's included. Even a little rain couldn't stop thousands of yogis from gathering and sharing their collective focus in Central Park with Elena Brower leading them through "10 minutes of pure heart."
Here is the video of the amazing 10 minute, record breaking yoga class with Elena Brower at the Yoga at the Great Lawn event … via YogaGlo.
Have you checked out the Asheville Yoga Center's blog yet? Well, what are you waiting for? Wonderful articles from many, many talented teachers and students including Meditation: Making Friends with the Minotaur and the science behind Better Sex through Yoga.
It can even be one of your own. Just leave a link in the comments below!
Yours in mindful media,