Tadasana & Sirsasana

Tadasana & Sirsasana

It was a nice surprise to return to NYC after a month in Berlin, and find that Nora and I are featured in an exhibit of Derek Goodwin‘s photography at the Jivamuktea cafe. We shot this last spring on our rooftop in Brooklyn. The idea for this photograph was inspired by a workshop in which … Continue reading


hello december.


Brooklyn. I am home.

It was a beautiful summer in Berlin with the Jivamukti community at Jivamukti Yoga Berlin. We had a very peaceful summer, exploring the parks in the city and the lakes near Berlin. Now back to Brooklyn: autumn breeze, rooftop meditations, chai tea. I was lucky enough to attend Thich Nhat Hanh‘s talk in NYC today. … Continue reading

Hello Berlin!

Settling in to a beautiful, quiet life at Jivamukti Yoga Berlin. Living here is a bit like being in a luxurious ashram – total yoga immersion, very quiet and focused life. We have had the warmest welcome and attendance in classes for the first week here. The directors, staff, teachers, students, and my wonderful apprentices … Continue reading

A Good Cause: Azahar Foundation

On Saturday June 22 at 2pm, I will be dedicating my open class at Jivamukti to the work of Azahar Foundation, a non-profit started by my dear teacher — Yogeswari. AZAHAR Foundation is an international organization that promotes cross-cultural communication and non-violent conflict resolution through Yoga and the Arts. Yogeswari herself will be teaching a … Continue reading

Thanks, DC yogis!

What a beautiful weekend in DC. Thanks to Flow Yoga & Buddha B Yoga for hosting us. and for all the wonderful yogis that showed up to classes. Love!! “At the heart of you, me, every single person, and all other creatures great and small, is an inner radiance that reflects our essential nature, which … Continue reading


My first visit to DC was in 1976. It was the Bicentennial year – very exciting! (That’s me on the left with my little sister. These days she’s the taller one.) I loved seeing the interior of the White House and admired President Lincoln’s asana on a rainy day at the Lincoln Memorial. So, I’m … Continue reading


The Medicine Buddha

A few years ago, I saw a painting of the Medicine Buddha. I didn’t know anything about this Buddha, but the deep blue color of his skin drew me in to the image. This deep lapis lazuli color, almost electric blue, struck me as very similar to Yves Klein Blue which has the same mesmerizing effect. … Continue reading


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