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A Review of Matthew Remski’s Practice and All is Coming: Abuse, Cult Dynamics, and Healing in Yoga and Beyond

Most yoga communities provide a refuge from the pain of the world, but sometimes the opposite is true. In the last few years, stories of power abuse, sexual and emotional misconduct and even cult dynamics in some yoga and Buddhist communities have begun to widely emerge. This aligns with larger mainstream movements of #metoo and [...]

By |2019-06-19T03:45:22+00:00June 19th, 2019|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Don’t Hate, Meditate!

Megan Monahan Tells Us: Don't Hate, Meditate! “Stop Pressing the Snooze Button on Your Awareness.” To me, this says it all. It’s the first subhead in the first chapter (“Meditation—Your New Nonnegotiable”) of Megan Monahan’s first book, Don’t Hate, Meditate! In these pages, Megan fully delivers the methods to make this happen. The series of [...]

The Whole of the Moon: A Review of On Being Human by Jennifer Pastiloff

Jennifer Pastiloff Shares What it Really Means to Be Human In On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard, Jennifer Pastiloff tells the story of how she went from thirteen years of waitressing to facilitating yoga and writing retreats in exotic locations throughout the world. Pastiloff has transformed a love [...]

By |2019-06-09T18:47:39+00:00June 9th, 2019|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

What it Takes to Plan a Free Trip to Egypt

Documentary Film Free Trip to Egypt’s producer and creator Tarek Mounib talks Transformation   Free Trip to Egypt Producer Tarek Mounib Producer Tarek Mounib had what some people might consider an unusual dream or mission—to bring a group of Americans concerned about what they perceive as an Islamic threat—to meet actual Muslims in [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:10+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Lessons from a Free Trip to Egypt

Free Trip to Egypt Showcases a Path to Tolerance through Travel The premise is intriguing. Invite a random selection of Americans who support the Muslim ban to an all-expenses-paid trip to Egypt. We all have heard that personal interactions will lessen the fear of strangers, and the documentary Free Trip to Egypt sets out to [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:12+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Knock Down the House Showing on Netflix

In 2018, Candidates Came to Knock Down the House Knock Down the House is one of the poignant and triumphant films ever made. Imagine if a monk in a monastery in India in 1974 had said to a fellow monk, “I’m going to follow around this Steve Jobs kid with a video camera.  He has [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:18+00:00May 5th, 2019|Film|0 Comments