Archive for 'geekstuff'
If you know me, or have been following this blog for a while, and have thus been subjected to a number of geeky posts, it probably won’t surprise you to learn that I collected comic books as a kid.I have also been known to play “ninja” with my cousins, but that’s a whole ‘nother story.Although X-men [...]
When I was growing up in the Philippines in the early 80s, Japanese robot anime (cartoons) were extremely popular on television…well, before the President Marcos banned them. Yep, banned them. The two that I remember most notably were Voltes 5 and Mazinger Z. I’ve been humming the themes to both of these shows for, well, decades now (remarkably, apparently in the [...]
You may have read that I’m planning on climbing Mt. Rainier this summer. Yup, signed up, forked over some dough (eeks), and so the only thing that’s stopping me is, well…myself. Barring inclement weather, that is. As my August climb date approaches, my focus on preparation and training increases. When I asked around my apparently-large [...]
Greetings from the “Ask the Yogi” Department!! This is quite a belated response to a question posed by a student back in March: “I often find myself wanting to use yoga breathing techniques at certain stressful times in my day. For instance, when I’m angry, anxious, tired, or tense. Are there different techniques that work [...]
Posted: June 3rd, 2009 under geekstuff, pranayama.
Tags: alternate nostril breathing, ask the yogi, balance, brahmari, breathing for stress, calm, darth vader, energize, kapalabhati, maintain, nadi shodana, obi wan, pranayama, pranayama techniques, sithali, star wars, stress, ujayi
Today I had the extreme pleasure of teaching at Office Nomads, a local coworking facility in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. As usual, Phyzz provided all necesary equipment; people just showed up, took a fantastic yoga class, and returned to work refreshed, revitalized and rebooted! Office Nomads’ tag-line,“Individuality Without Isolation” could very well be Phyzz’s. It [...]
I heart this: Readability – An Arc90 Lab Experiment. I just learned about Readability from one of my favorite blogs, Unclutterer. It’s a bookmark that you can drag onto your browser toolbar to automatically “tune out” the visual noise of ads. This allows you to focus on reading JUST the relevant content (that’s “words” in non-webspeak) that [...]