Tell Them How You Participated

By Alexandria Crow “You motherfuckers need truth and reconciliation with one another. Because the end of apartheid should have been a fucking bloodbath by any metric in human history, and it wasn’t. The only reason it wasn’t is because Desmond Tutu and Mandela and all these guys figured out that if a system is corrupt, …

Tell Them How You Participated

By Alexandria Crow “You motherfuckers need truth and reconciliation with one another. Because the end of apartheid should have been a fucking bloodbath by any metric in human history, and it wasn’t. The only reason it wasn’t is because Desmond Tutu and Mandela and all these guys figured out that if a system is corrupt, …

White Ketchup: A Yoga Asana Compendium

Written By Zachary Spafford   Here’s some food for thought. Would you like white ketchup with your fries?   Sorry, I’m jumping ahead of myself.   Try this instead.   To what degree do you understand that the entire modern postural yoga megasphere as we know it, is almost entirely made up based on misconceptions …

Hello, my name is Zach, and I’m a yoga ‘C’-word.

By Zach Spafford In a previous blog post concerning the accountability of those who profit from yoga asana’s image/appeal but minimize the conversation around asana injury, I added the following statements in anticipation of the inevitable tone policing that is standard fare in the yogasphere. In reference to speaking out against the proliferation of irresponsible …

The Pose Is Never The Problem…Or Is It?

By Zach Spafford With regards to discussions in the yogasphere on potentially injurious contortions being fetishized and romanticized via social media, you might hear someone say “The Pose is Never the Problem”. In the context of the delicate nature of the issue at hand, this statement is a major problem. When referring to a video …