How are Yoga and Fitness Related?
22 June, 2022
In this lively, informative podcast I discuss the connection between fitness and yoga.
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
How Tapas Can Help In These Times
23 January, 2021
In this podcast David talks about how practice helps you manage inner and outer conflict.
All About the Virtuous Posture
18 November, 2020
An in-depth explanation about what constitutes goodness and auspiciousness in your yoga poses and in the rest of your life.
Let Nothing Steal Your Practice
24 March, 2020
In this podcast David gives the 3 top reasons to let nothing steal your practice.
Certainty in Ashtanga, Practice, and Yourself
31 December, 2019
In this podcast I dive deep into yoga sutra 1:20 and look at how doubt and faith reveal themselves in the practice. David's new video course, Yoga Sutras for Ashtanga Students, is now available for purchase in his store. There are 22 talks on Book 1 (Samadhi Pada) and on Book 2 (Sadhana Pada). You can purchase each book separately or together. In both books, David breaks down each sutra and relates it to the practice of Ashtanga Yoga.
Outsmart Pain In Practice
28 September, 2019
In this podcast David discusses the five root causes of pain and gives practical ways to work with pain in your asana practice.