Seva, Karma + Karma Yoga

Note: This is an excerpt of “Seva, Karma + Karma Yoga.” The original post has been re-published in full at Humanitou Yoga. With Veterans Day approaching, and my being a U.S. Army veteran, I’ve been contemplating the concept of service. It will be the theme that guides the Rooted in Seva Read more…

What Is Yoga?

Note: This is an excerpt of “What Is Yoga?” The original post has been re-published in full at Humanitou Yoga. The images we see of yoga largely are a limited view of a Western trend. It emphasizes the physical practice of asanas. Bodies bending and stretching into shapes on a rectangular Read more…

Yoga Teacher or Instructor?

Note: This is an excerpt of “Yoga Teacher or Instructor?” The original post has been re-published in full at Humanitou Yoga. Teacher or instructor? The answer to that question lies in each person who teaches, instructs or practices yoga. It lies in their self-inquiry of why, how and what they are Read more…

Valley Reservoir Trail, Garden of the Gods

Something Better Than Boring

It’s easy to get swept up with the mountains. I love ’em lots. They are dynamic, imposing, inspiring and, seemingly, something more than the lands of their non-mountainous cousins. That contrast is stark and can have us feeling disinterested, even ungrateful, for the non-mountainous territories we experience. Hiking on the Read more…