Temple of Joy Sanctuary

Temple of Joy Sanctuary

Jyoti (Jody Kessler) has been practicing yoga for over 30 years, and she is a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher. She is also a performing songwriter and recording artist, a leader of devotional and ecstatic chant, and an ordained Interfaith Minister. A...
Reluctant Yogini

Reluctant Yogini

Reluctant Yogini by Sheila B. Free I am reluctant yogini. I resisted yoga my entire adult life. As a woman and a social worker, surely yoga would seal my fate as predictable. I grew up with my dad, once a Marine, doing headstands in our living room. A girl’s gotta...
The Importance of Yoga for African American Men

The Importance of Yoga for African American Men

This is a message of great importance. My fellow meditation student at Patanjali’s Place, Kenneth Strickland, is already accomplished at a very young age. He, like many other young people I have the pleasure of talking with today, have an incredible drive to...