Community Voices

Community Perspectives. Editorial contributions. Open to submissions from readers.

Yoga Journal Runs Out Of Front Cover Ideas

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“I considered padmasana (lotus), urdhva mukha svanasana (upward dog), or urdhva mukha paschimottanasana (upward facing forward fold), and marichyasana (seated spinal twist). But these too have been featured so many times, students don’t even want to practice them in class anymore.”

My Baseball Analogy For Life Stops When Our Bullpen Warms Up With Less Than A Two Run Lead

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“What if Moses instead had encountered an injured bullpen with weak late relievers and an unreliable closer? I’m telling you, he would get extra innings out of his middle relief, especially if they have the lowest ERA of the pitching staff. I’m talking about Chris Sale, we need to use him more if we are going to catch up to the Twins.”

Present Moment Awareness Seminar Not As Good As Last Year


“Phillip is clearly talented, and I am not writing him out of the picture. The main problem is that his current seminar on Present Moment appreciation isn’t as engaging or as memorable as his Present Moment discourses from the past. However, this is not to say that Phillip can’t rebound with strong Present Moment inspiration in the future.”