Yoga Musings / Yoga Philosophy

Yoga has Entered the Country’s Elite Business Schools – And Their Lessons Are Meaningful For You

An immensely popular business school professor at my alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania, is relying on yogic principles for his new theories relating to Organizational Psychology. He has adopted “helpfulness” as the centerpiece for his credo of pro-social motivation. Pro-social motivation is the desire to have a positive impact on other people, groups, and organizations … Continue reading

Beyond Asana / Read-Along / Yoga Philosophy

Read-Along: Yoga for a World Out of Balance (Chapter 6)

Yoga for a World Out of Balance, by Michael Stone Chapter 6: Satya Summary Michael Stone begins Chapter 6 by stating, “Satya, as a term and practice, is the most straightforward of the yamas.” Unfortunately, the author’s subsequent discussion of satya is anything but straightforward. The chapter meanders quite a bit, and much of what … Continue reading

Read-Along: Yoga for a World Out of Balance (Chapter 5)
Beyond Asana / Read-Along / Yoga Philosophy

Read-Along: Yoga for a World Out of Balance (Chapter 5)

Read-Along: Yoga for a World Out of Balance by Michael Stone Chapter 5: Ahimsa: Nonviolence. Summary Chapter 5 opens with the bleak observation that our world is filled with violence. Even a cursory glance at the newspaper headlines confirms this. At the time of the book’s writing, there were more than three dozen active military … Continue reading