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Joni Patient Expert

i write about all the facets of yoga life in los angeles: the studios, the teachers, the events, and everything else that continues to make LA the yoga capital that it is. so go ahead and try something new. it just might spice up your yoga practice!
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free hugs! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga if you happen to be near LAX this week and notice a swarm of white-robed devotees on century boulevard, don't be alarmed; they're not going to ask you for spare change nor a ... Read on »
world oceans day by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it's been 49 days since the deepwater horizon offshore oil rig explosion on april 20th, 2010. for over a month and a half now, thousands upon thousands of barrels of oil hav ... Read on »
yoga on the fringe by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga local radio station KCRW recently published their updated fringe benefits provider list, which includes a long list of yoga studios in LA and orange counties which offer dis ... Read on »
no excuses! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga you know how you keep telling yourself that you'd take more yoga classes if you didn't have to work all those long hours? well, guess what... this coming monday, may 31st ... Read on »
the kosher sutras by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i recently received an invite to a series of biblioyoga workshops with marcus freed. the format of the classes were familiar to me since i had attended a couple of these kos ... Read on »
long live the guerillas! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga earlier this year, anusara yoga teacher marc holzman announced that he was making the big move from LA to paris (as in france, not texas). since marc is the heart and soul b ... Read on »
boom! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the ABC7 eyewitness news in new york city recently aired a feature on the yoga studio boom . according to lauren glassberg, "... when everything seems to be crumbling around ... Read on »
saving the earth, one bus ride at a time by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga by now, most of my friends are used to seeing me travel around town with my green electra townie bicycle (and no, despite what the name implies, it's NOT an electric bike!). ... Read on »
riding through change with grace by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga last month, i posted a copy of an email kelly wood sent out about the impending closure of karuna yoga at the end of march. i later appended to it a follow-up email from her ... Read on »
say cheese! :) by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i don't know when it started, but when i was much younger, i didn't like getting my picture taken. my front teeth were too big for my face and my hair was fine and string ... Read on »
yoga and the art of living by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga last november, i joined mike schneider (aka franklinavenue ) and over a hundred adventure-seekers on his 4th annual great LA walk from the shrine auditorium to the ocean. we ... Read on »
groovin' with the changes by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga this news update came via email today from karen russell of yoga groove studio in north hollywood Exciting News For All The Yoga Groove Students! As of April 5, 2010 Jen ... Read on »
easter break by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga just in case you haven't been checking the calendar, this coming sunday is easter sunday. many yoga studios will either be closed or have a modified schedule, so before you ... Read on »
me, trendy? by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga earlier today, a friend pointed out to me that i'd made a list of top 10 yoga trends. me, really? i clicked on the link to jill miller's gaiam blog post and did a quick s ... Read on »
a quick desk yoga sequence by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga earlier this week, ryan from ecollegefinder.org asked me if i could suggest some exercises "... for online college students who spend hours at their desks and computers each ... Read on »
running from the stadium to the sea by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the 2010 edition of the LA marathon will be making its way across town tomorrow morning. unlike previous years, however, it has completely new starting and ending points: it ... Read on »
studio space needed by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga when the subject line of an email update from a yoga studio says "Important Karuna Yoga Update ", you know it can't be happy news... kelly wood from karuna yoga in los fe ... Read on »
burp! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga oh. my. god. back in december, i posted my third installment about the booming food truck scene here in LA. in it, i listed a whopping 34 trucks of all shapes, sizes, and ... Read on »
because everyone loves a contest! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga to celebrate the fact that i now have a new map on my site AND that i'm about to hit 1000 fans* on my facebook page , i've decided to give something away to ... Read on »
testing... 1, 2, 3... by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga as you've probably read from my previous post, the map i used to have at the top of my blog page ceased to exist once the company that hosted it, platial.com ... Read on »