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Director of TriYoga Boston, senior TriYoga Teacher, certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT), E-RYT 500. Practicing yoga since 1975, teaching since 1982. I met Yogini Kaliji in 1993 at the Unity in Yoga 100 year celebration of Vivekananda bringing yoga to America. It was a mudra class and I felt the energy immediately. I have personally experienced the healing and transformative power of TriYoga and witnessed it work its magic for so many others. After a high tech career of 25 years, including authoring 3 books, I now devote myself to ensuring the knowledge of TriYoga is available to those who seek it.

Giving Thanks and Ahimsa

A few years ago there was a turkey in our neighborhood who would walk in front of your car, tail feathers fully extended, stop you from proceeding, and start pecking the tires. The neighborhood named him Vern L’Heights, set up a Facebook page, and started posting photos. He was a […]

A path to bliss?

This affirmation appears at the end of Kaliji’s Air Yoga Nidra. The air element relates to the 4thchakra, the heart center. One day, as I was reading it, I realized this was not just an affirmation to open the heart – it could in fact be a direct path to bliss. […]

Yoga and Balance

When I ask students what their goals are for their yoga practice “improving balance” often comes up as one of the replies. I truly believe that Yoga is one of the best things you can do to improve balance. In fact, yoga is all about balance – balancing strength and […]

The value of yoga? 

    What is the value of your yoga practice?  Does it help you relieve your back pain? Relieve stiffness? Stress? Manage anxiety? Clear your mind? Help you focus? Stay present? Improve relationships with others and yourself? Does yoga help you live your life better and more fully or is […]

Opting Out of Suffering

I’ve just returned from our annual international yoga retreat. This year we went to Puerto Vallarta. The villa was lovely. It had an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Yoga on the beach, the sound of the waves, beautiful weather! After so many hours spent finding the villa and making all […]

The Difference Between Pain and Suffering

Originally published July 24, 2016 Recovering from shoulder surgery seemed like a perfect time to explore the difference between pain and suffering. My current sankalpa (a deep intention or promise made to myself) is to not suffer. Of all the sankalpas I’ve had over the years, this is proving to […]