What Is Masculinity?

What is masculinity? How do you define it? For yourself, let alone for us as a culture. It’s a topic increasingly receiving examination. From me and others. In my Humanitou conversations — an ongoing social art project of humanness and creativity — I ask men for their thoughts on masculinity. What Read more…

How Yoga?

How we practice is what we practice. ~ Jessica Patterson I teach my sons that how and why we do things are at least as important as what we do. I teach them that life is built on habits, so it’s worthwhile to create our habits mindfully. In our yoga Read more…

Why Yoga, Really?

So often we go through our daily routines on autopilot. Status quo. Just another day. We’ve been trained, collectively, not to ask why and just to follow the leader. In school, religion, work. Of parents, teachers, law and government. Of the status quo majority. Yoga offers a reprieve from the Read more…

What Is Yoga, Really?

The images we see of yoga largely are a limited view of a Western trend. It emphasizes the physical practice of asanas. Bodies bending and stretching into shapes on a rectangular mat. Defined minutes of a class conducted within the defined walls of a studio. But the ancient spiritual practice Read more…