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Domestic Abuse and Everyday Self-Realization (or YFSP Reads Yoga PhD, Part 2)

   It’s ironic that a practice originally dedicated to transcending the self has become a prime vehicle of everyday self-realization. It’s also true, however, that there are ways in which these two projects, while substantively antithetical, share parallel ambitions for transformation and produce experiences with a profound, if distant, resonance. (Yoga PhD, p. 96) *Trigger […]

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Sacred vs. Profane: The Smackdown! (Or YFSP Reads Yoga PhD, Part One)

Leaving certain fundamental questions asked but unanswered creates a space of openness and mystery that’s much more valuable than any box that absolutist directives and determinations might provide. (Yoga PhD, p. 32) Allright, y’all. Here we go. I’m an online book club virgin, so let’s take it a little slow. I wanted to kick off […]

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YFSP Reads Yoga Ph.D

Bored of reading in a vacuum? Have a shelf full of yoga books and no one to talk to? We’re not saying you don’t have enough smart yoga friends, we’re just saying that it’s hard to get them organized to think about the same thing at the same time. So, we’re gonna do some of […]

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