New article up on the Yoga Blog!

My latest article: How to Get Rid of Knee Pain in Pigeon Pose is up on TheYogaBlog. Here is a sample: Eka pada raja kapotasana, aka. King Pigeon Pose Pigeon: Most people either love it or hate it. I’ve found, however, that for the people that don’t like the pose, it’s not because they don’t need […]

What to do about Hamstring Tendon Tears

What to do about Hamstring Tendon Tears By Ashton Szabo Yoga butt, aka proximal hamstring attachment tears, are one of the most common “in practice” injuries I hear about as a yoga teacher. They also tend to linger for a really long time. Why do they happen so often, why do they linger, and […]

Another great Sunday Sadhana!

“Through [life], liberation can be found everywhere.” – Sage Naga, 11th Century, from his 30 Verses on Delighting in Awareness, (translation by Christopher Tompkins) Another great group of yogis for Sunday Sadhana! I feel so blessed and lucky that yogis keep coming to share in an experience of yoga that goes beyond the physical postural […]

Blog Talk Radio Show

I had so much fun talking with Randy Tigner for his Yoga Studio San Diego Blog Talk Radio show!   If you want to catch our conversation, you can stream it any time at:  

The Crickets have resurfaced!

Years ago, while traveling India by motorcycle,  my friend Octavio played a track for me from his MP3 player. It was the sound of crickets chirping. The audio had two layered tracks, one at normal speed and one at an adjusted speed. Taking into consideration the average lifespan of a cricket, the speed was adjusted […]


There is a song I play often on my playlists during my classes towards the end of class, before savasana. Sometimes, in non-heated classes, I’ve brought in my guitar to play it live during savasana. I’ve had many students over the years ask about it, so I’ve decided to post it here and make it […]

SBYC was a blast!

I had so much fun at this year’s South Bay Yoga Conference in Redondo Beach. I am so grateful to all the yogis that made it to my lecture and/or asana class, and I’m especially grateful for the group of Yogis that came up from San Diego to show their support! I hope to do […]

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