Podcasts: Intensity

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.