Crows and coconuts pt 1

There’s a paradox parable of sorts in the Vastishana about a crow and a coconut. It explores the idea of timing. Not in the sense of minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day but in the more eternal sense of fate. It’s a befuddling concept that has tickled man’s … Continue readingCrows and coconuts pt 1

Tense up to fly

As I was planning one of my Vinyasa classes I realized how many of the asana’s named for birds require some sort of tension or even a bind first. Bakasana (crow) needs a squeezing in of the the forearms and the shins. A tightening of … Continue readingTense up to fly