September 4, 2019

The Gluteus medius originates on the outer surface of the ilium (see image below), just below the crest and inserts on the greater trochanter of the femur. Or in other words, it originates on the pelvis and attaches to the large ball on the outside of the femur.

This gl...

August 31, 2019

The following is excerpted from the Book; "Yoga - Madness or Meditation". Available on Amazon.

Disciple: I am always told the knee should NEVER travel over the toe. Many yoga teachers swear by this fundamental anatomical “rule”. 

This type of a teaching point that many y...

August 22, 2019

As yoga teachers we have a responsibility to the students who spend their hard earned money on the service we provide. Can we really support (with science) the ancient yogic claims that so many teachers make in yoga classes? 🙄🤷🏾‍♂️

The world of Yoga is lost in ig...

July 6, 2019

Shoulder pain in Yoga is a real case of imbalance. And I am talking about the imbalance between length and tension. Optimum physical health is a balance between the length the muscle can go to and the force it can generate. 

There are many people I have seen who complai...

May 23, 2019

The following is the preface for my book; 'Yoga - Madness or Meditation'. It is available now via Amazon on paperback and kindle. BUY here.

Working on the design for the book.

Prologue

I want to thank my wife Laura again for the single defining moment in my ongoing examin...

May 1, 2019

The following post is an omitted part of my upcoming book. Please remember, the opinions are mine alone and do not reflect yogic culture. Just like ALL commentaries and interpretations, this is opinion alone. No facts exist.

As per my book, this is a discussion between...

February 12, 2018

The kinetic chain (nervous, muscular and skeletal system) seeks to maintain a state of physiological balance. Also known as homeostasis. To do this, the body must be able to adapt to the physical stresses placed on it. This ability to adapt to 'stress' is known as the...

November 27, 2017

What is Prāṇāyāma?

The two words broken down 'Prāṇā' and 'Ayāma' mean the following; 'Prāṇā' is the subtle life force. It also means breath, respiration, vitality and energy.'Ayāma' is control. Or restraint. Extension. To stretch, regulate, expand or prolong.

The word 'P...