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My 10 Day Rice Fast

28 April, 2022
In this podcast I discuss that when you finally face you’re in pain and you’re suffering that’s when you need to simplify, break your habits, and embrace constant change and the unknown.

Hatha Yoga and Bhakti Poetry: A Great Duo

19 February, 2022
In this podcast, I discuss the inspirational and insightful relationship that exists between Hatha yoga and Bhakti (Devotional) poetry. 

Modify and Customize Your Practice

14 January, 2022
In this podcast David dives into the methodology behind props, modifying, and customizing in the Ashtanga practice.

Dear DG, Question and Answer

18 November, 2021
In this podcast, David answers students questions. List of questions and time code provided in the notes.

Do Your Practice and All Is Coming?

13 October, 2021
In this podcast I discuss the often misinterpreted Ashtanga saying: “Do your practice and all is coming”.

New Ideas for Adjustments in Ashtanga

19 August, 2021
In this podcast I speak how, in Ashtanga yoga, physical adjustments have been the exclusive means of correcting a pose whereas giving verbal cues or using props to adjust have been tabooed or discouraged. Experience has shown that significant harm or imbalance results from giving only physical adjustments and that is why I discuss the need for a new paradigm of adjustments that calls for the teacher to have skill enough to work with a balanced combination of all three of these excellent means (physical, ver

Yoga Sutra 3:17: Why Words Matter

17 June, 2021
Join me and Peg Mulqueen as we discuss Yoga Sūtra 3.17: There is a natural confusion of words, meanings, and our own conceptual experience that arises when we superimpose one upon the other. But with perfect focus on distinguishing between the three, we learn the language of all beings. Basically - words matter.

Tapas: Honoring the Old and Embracing the New

7 May, 2021
In this podcast I discuss the value of older, harsher ideas of tapas and the evolving new paradigm of tapas.

Avoiding the Trap of Perfectionism

2 April, 2021
In this podcast I discuss how to avoid the traps of perfectionism and win the freedom to try as hard, as long, and as openly as you want everyday.

The Fight of the Ages: Pain vs Creativity

10 March, 2021
In this podcast I speak about pain and creativity as an unlikely pair of opposites, a closely connected duo that are fated to coexist within me and to play off of each other in an ongoing battle for supremacy.

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