Ashtanga Impasse

October 16th, 2011 by Dearbhla Kelly

For about two years now I’ve mostly been practicing ashtanga yoga. That doesn’t mean that I’ve practiced it exclusively, I’ve taken plenty of yin, vinyasa flow, Jivamukti and other types of eclectic classes for various reasons and I don’t teach ashtanga, but in terms of feeling rooted in a practice, it has become ashtanga.  At […]

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Durga/Danu…Ma, Ma, Ma.

October 5th, 2011 by Dearbhla Kelly

We are currently in the festival of Navratri, the nine nights dedicated to the glorification of Shakti, the divine feminine principle. At this time we honour Durga in all her manifestations as the absolute power of divinity and beneficence, the supreme one, queenly consort of Shiva, cosmic creatrix, mother of all. The first three days […]

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Photos by Robert Sturman.