LA Yoga Mag: Fremont Street Studio – PDX [VIDEO]

“You cannot attract true friends without removing from your own character the stains of selfishness and other unlovely qualities. The greatest art of making friends is to behave divinely yourself—to be spiritual, to be pure, to be unselfish. The more your human shortcomings drop away and divine qualities come into your life, the more friends you will have.”
-Paramahansa Yogananda

Here’s my new piece for LA Yoga Magazine. Been writing for them for years. I shot the video at Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Studio in Portland. It was hot; 105 degrees. 

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Rebecca in her 6th month

Excerpt – A Focus on Practice: As Bikram’s public drama plays out somewhere in Mexico, the focus here is on the ever-expanding practice and its lineage. Ahead of the curve, Bikram brought hot yoga to the US at a time when many Americans were focused on The Brady Bunch, disco and pet rocks. Bikram’s teacher, Bishnu Gosh, was the younger brother of spiritual master Paramahansa Yogananda. Bishnu Gosh was the creator of Gosh Yoga, whose 84 postures were later distilled into the 26 and 2.


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