Accept Yourself and the Yoga Will Flow

In July 2018, I abandoned caring about flexibility, structure, and the feeling of yoga. Free of a decade-long adherence to others definitions of yoga. I feel the flow of yoga more than ever before. Perfection exists inside each moment for each of us.     My Three Pitfalls For years I sought flexibility to validate … Read more

Self-Imagine a New Yoga

How does yoga imagine itself? What actions or standards create the representation of a yogi? Is everyone who stretches, breaths and meditates a yogi? What level of flexibility do I need? Do I need to have long hair, call myself a hippie and go to India to study with a guru? Or wear trendy brands, … Read more

Quick Bio-Hack to Rise Early for Yoga

Sleep! Dream! Lucid dream and create! Do anything but become sleep deprived! In yoga, there will be endless debate about lifestyle habits and how to perform asana (types of yoga sequences.) There will never be any agreement on the right way to do meditation, pranayama, ways to approach the practice (mindset), and larger meaning of … Read more

The Hunter and Yoga

The winds blow beauty, knowledge, and offerings in front of us every day, the distracted and desperate yogi, however, will pass those gifts. Our mind yearns and worries for the end of the hunt, to attain an advanced yoga posture, quit our job to be a yoga teacher or discover the truths of the universe. … Read more

The Ressurection of Savvy Zen

One year of nothing. Savvy Zen was another dead yoga website. All the promises of new books, podcasts, blog posts and videos were broken. I failed myself and resisted my creativity. The lessons I had to learn while stagnant were beautiful though. Lessons that redefined my definition and perception of love, life and my own … Read more

The Birth of Yoga’s Narrative

“Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are, until they happen, then they are historical inevitabilities.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas   The Narrative of Yoga Is there a narrative of modern yoga? Most yogis have no idea about yogic philosophy or care to do any of the limbs other than asana. We have settled to be a workout program … Read more

What is the Best Bhagavad Gita Translation for Yoga?

The Bhagavad Gita is a treasured text in the east. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the main scientists involved in the Manhattan project learned Sanskrit to be able to read the Gita in it’s original language. He quoted the Gita routinely as protests against how the US government was handling their power after WW2. REST OF … Read more

The De-Occulting Yoga Podcast Ep 3: Brain Imbalances in Yoga

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for daily yoga talks, and daily asana (physical yoga) videos. This week on The De-Occulting Yoga podcast: Why do most yoga practitioners have a unbalanced brain? Discussion on the left brain imbalanced world. Solutions to a right brain imbalance How a right brain imbalance can lead to a mis-use of … Read more