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”.
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.
Place of a Yogi During a Revolution
1 June, 2020
"DEAR DAVID, WHERE IS THE PLACE OF THE YOGI IN A REVOLUTION? SITTING STILL GOES AGAINST EVERY FIBER OF MY BRING BUT WHAT WOULD THE SUTRAS SAY?
Action Makes An Asana
15 May, 2019
One main part of practicing is to continually wonder about how to be in your pose when you are staying there, what to think about, what is the goal(s), what to do with your body, when to be effortful and when to relax? In this podcast I answer these questions and I discuss the concept of action in the state of the asana and give tips on how to come to a more subtle understanding of yoga through creating actions throughout the body when you are in a pose.
Holy Equanimity and Skill in Action
26 February, 2019
In this Asana Kitchen podcast David discusses two empowering perspectives the student can utilize to extract knowledge out of their practice.
Meditation on Conflict, Forgiveness, and Resolution
12 July, 2018
In this Asana Kitchen podcast David Garrigues uses psychologist James Hillman's article on betrayal to discuss ahimsa and how it plays out in conflict, forgiveness, and resolution. "You can't even learn about trust and forgiveness without being betrayed."
Vinyasa as Mudra
30 May, 2018
In this talk David teaches how vinyasa in the Ashtanga system is an entry point into one of the 4 major categories of Hatha Yoga, Mudras. This talk was given at the Mysore intensive in Great Barrington, May of 2018.