Did KP Jois Invent Ashtanga Yoga?

Did KP Jois Invent Ashtanga Yoga?

Recently I have been alerted to the first high-profile case of a certified Ashtanga teacher and assistant to Sharath Jois, who upon reflecting on the ongoing refusal of the Jois family to issue an apology to the victims of Jois’ sexual abuse, closed her school and...
Self-Reliance – A Homage to Emerson

Self-Reliance – A Homage to Emerson

I have received frequent inquiries from practitioners who find it difficult to continue their practice in the light of the abuse revelations and also the continued denial or non-addressing by many teachers. This article is about how we can deal with these issues,...
Gregor on Ashtanga Dispatch

Gregor on Ashtanga Dispatch

Here is my podcast episode on Peg Mulqueen’s Ashtanga Dispatch: Amongst others we covered the following subjects: if yoga wants to help heal societal and personal problems, then it must become a vehicle for dismantling hierarchical structures. any relationship between...
Ashtanga Parampara or Brand?

Ashtanga Parampara or Brand?

A thought-provoking article from Guy Donahaye, editor of “Guruji – A Portrait Through the Eyes of his Students”. Guy reflects on whether we are really looking at a spiritual lineage or rather a cleverly marketed family business. In this groundbreaking...