by A.D. I’m a skeptic. I came to yoga as a self-punishing marathon runner who needed to stretch the muscles I hammered across five boroughs of asphalt and concrete. No hocus pocus blah-di-blah for me. I tuned out messages I feared were spiritual with the aggressiveness of a radio jammer […]



by Tom Weston One summer day while walking with friends I got a phone call from my cardiologist. I had gone to him the day before because I was getting out of breath just walking, but I’d checked out fine, and he had sent me on my way. “Your blood […]


May this practice be of benefit to all beings…

by Amy Soucy   “May this practice be of benefit to all beings…” (Warning: You may encounter some brain science in this blog!) One of my favorite teachers, renowned meditation teacher Sally Kempton, often prefaces or ends her instruction with this compassionate dedication. You may have heard it yourself, in […]


To Infinity and Beyond

by Johanna Bell William Blake says, “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite.” Freedom is the space where the vast expanse of unlimited potential resides, where we do not limit our experience of the world to some map that was […]


To This Land We Came to Tire

by Claudia Vargas I’ve been trying to be guided by an idea that I encountered recently. The idea is to “Learn to love responsibility as an instance of growth.” Learning is a choice. We can choose the way in which we experience life. We can choose to see responsibility as a load […]


Come together, come apart.

Welcome to our weekly blog series! Each month we feature one of our amazing Bread and Yoga teachers sharing their thoughts or teachings from their class with you and our community. Today’s post is our first from February’s blogger and Hatha/Vinyasa teacher Rian Bodner. Check back every Saturday for a […]


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