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Intro to Postmodern Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | October 12, 2018

and the jOURNEY is an evocation of three things in particular: a landscape that is incomparable, a time that is gone forever, and a human spirit, which endures. -N Scott Momaday   Yoga is now postmodern. The modernist yoga movement evolved from westerners studying with gurus from the east, and sought to break from the […]

Self-Imagine a New Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | September 9, 2018

How does yoga imagine itself? What actions or standards create the representation of a yogi? Is everyone who stretches, breaths and meditates a yogi? What level of flexibility do I need? Do I need to have long hair, call myself a hippie and go to India to study with a guru? Or wear trendy brands, […]

Quick Bio-Hack to Rise Early for Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | August 21, 2018

Sleep! Dream! Lucid dream and create! Do anything but become sleep deprived! In yoga, there will be endless debate about lifestyle habits and how to perform asana (types of yoga sequences.) There will never be any agreement on the right way to do meditation, pranayama, ways to approach the practice (mindset), and larger meaning of […]

Hunter Yoga

The Hunter and Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | August 21, 2018

The winds blow beauty, knowledge, and offerings in front of us every day, the distracted and desperate yogi, however, will pass those gifts. Our mind yearns and worries for the end of the hunt, to attain an advanced yoga posture, quit our job to be a yoga teacher or discover the truths of the universe. […]

The Next Three Months of Savvy Zen

By Ian Cattanach | August 6, 2018

The next three months are going to be super fun. I would like to state my intentions in this article. Commitment, flow, connection, and completion are the main values I am manifesting into my life for this process. I want to keep this very heart-centered and stay away from the typical marketing strategies that are popular in […]

The De-Occulting Yoga Podcast Ep 4: Yoga’s Corruption of the Trivium Method. The Start of a Dark Age

By Ian Cattanach | May 18, 2017


What is the Best Bhagavad Gita Translation for Yoga?

By Ian Cattanach | May 10, 2017

The Bhagavad Gita is a treasured text in the east. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the main scientists involved in the Manhattan project learned Sanskrit to be able to read the Gita in it’s original language. He quoted the Gita routinely as protests against how the US government was handling their power after WW2. REST OF […]

The De-Occulting Yoga Podcast Ep 3: Brain Imbalances in Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | May 8, 2017

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for daily yoga talks, and daily asana (physical yoga) videos. This week on The De-Occulting Yoga podcast: Why do most yoga practitioners have a unbalanced brain? Discussion on the left brain imbalanced world. Solutions to a right brain imbalance How a right brain imbalance can lead to a mis-use of […]

The De-Occulting Yoga Podcast Ep 2: Our Post-Modern and Hyper-real Yoga World

By Ian Cattanach | May 8, 2017

New episode of the The De-Occulting Yoga Podcast is up. This week I did not hold back, I discuss the post-modern and hyper-real world yogis live in now. Will yoga thrive or die in this new state of simulation? Can we escape the mind control of post-modern yoga and find our authentic selves again? After […]

Woman Procrastinating In Bed

Ten Rules To Beat Procrastination In Yoga

By Ian Cattanach | March 9, 2017

  Subscribe to our weekly email list Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog; you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing that that is probably the worst thing that is going to happen to you all day long. A […]