Go Deep

The Peace that you are seeking is REAL
and exists as a Radiant Presence inside

I believe that everyone can find that Peace.

I aim my teaching at That.


Live Yoga Classes Schedule

Tuesday Morning

10:30 – 11:50am

Tuesday Evening

5:45 – 7:15pm

Thursday Evening

7:30 – 8:50pm

Friday Afternoon

4:15 – 5:35pm

Saturday Morning

10 – 11:35am

Sunday Morning

10am – 11:30am

11:30-12 Meditation

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All classes are by donation.

Chant for inner and world peace, for a deeper connection with the Divine, for clarity, healing, love or just for fun.

Online Kirtan

Every Friday, Ti leads high-energy chanting of simple Sanskrit Names of the Divine. No experience is necessary to receive the benefit of group chanting. Lyrics are provided.

Friday Evening

7:15 – 8:30am


How can I cultivate good energy doing yoga at home?

I generally encourage if at all possible don’t have your yoga space be in your bedroom, which as you know has the energy of sleep there more strongly than other locations, and in yoga, of course, we are trying to Wake Up! If you use an office space or space where there’s a computer or TV, covering those screens with something pretty at least for your practice time can make a surprisingly big difference in the quality of your practice. Appropriate lighting also can help create an ambience if you are practicing in the evening.

But…Yoga with my phone?

If you are joining on Zoom, you are, of course, using an electronic communication device. Remember, whatever the device, don’t answer any calls or texts or emails or whatever during your practice time; don’t check the news or stocks or whatever; no social media. You know. For that time, your device is just a “yoga prop,” nothing more, and is to be used ONLY for that purpose. You may know what I mean.

How does a by Donation studio work?

The donation requested is $10-20 per class; this IS NOT a cost! Please give what you can, whether on this scale or not. Money should never prevent anyone from coming as much as they want, and no one is ever turned away for financial reasons. From the blog: thoughts on donation yoga

How does being a Go Deep Member work?

Membership simply means you’ve signed the waiver.  Once you’ve signed the waiver, you’ll get a password to get you into the studio where you will find the Zoom meeting links.  You’ll also get the passcode for all of the Zoom classes. I recommend that you try to put your mat down on the ground and sit for a few minutes before class begins to center yourself.

Why Involve Ourselves in Physical Yoga?

May 15-20, 2022 I’ve gotten variations on this question several times over the past month or so, so it appears that this is the thing to write about. In classes, I was recently reading the chapter entitled “You Are Not Who You Appear to Be” from Stephen Cope’s Yoga...

Death, Part Two

DEATH, PART TWOApril 17, 2022 “Mrityorma Amritam Gamaya.—Lead us from death to immortality” is part of a traditional Sanskrit prayer chanted across Indian traditions. (The full prayer is written on the front wall in the Yoga Shala.) This blog follows Death, Part One....

Death, Part One

DeathFebruary 22 (2/22/22)-March 2, 2022 “Good for him.” -Ti Please don’t read this blog if you are uncomfortable with the fact of death. Seriously. What follows is not meant to be “touchy-feely” or “feel good” kind of stuff. Just real and in some cases, brutally...

Thay Left His Physical Body

January 22-26, 2022 One of my earliest teachers and influences on the Path, Thich Nhat Hanh, left left his physical body last Friday, January 21. He was 95. He had returned to Vietnam a few years ago to die, as I understood it. I had been expecting to hear this news...

Yoga On the Mat Is Getting Harder

December 16-17, 2021 One woman recently commented that the bow pose was pretty easy for her, and I said that sometimes we can easily get to the bony limitations in the poses, though the number of those poses for me are becoming fewer and fewer. A long time student and...

Yoga is Stressful … OR Yoga as Stress-Reduction

October 28-November 1, 2021 “Yoga is stressful.”“Yoga is stressful?”“At least the way that you do it!” -a piece of my inner dialogue during my asana practice this morning A little later, I read this tidbit: “I tell students who are studying to be teachers, ‘Don’t be a...

“I Want…”

July 7-22, 2021 I suggested and helped give a particular hip-shift to a student in the on-the-back twist in class earlier in the month. After she was in the pose for a little while after that, she said, “So you want this hip to move back?” After thinking for a moment,...

Loving Kindness Yoga School Re-opening!

Synopsis: In-person, indoor Yoga with Ti resumes at the Yoga Shala in Carrboro at 204 West Main Street, Carrboro, in the Peck and Artisan building at the corner of Main and Main and Jones Ferry, diagonal across from the thrift store, upstairs in the back. It’s the...

Did We Learn Our Lessons from Covid?

May 29-31, 2021 As North Carolina, and Orange County even more so, begins to emerge from lock-down-mode; as I am moving back toward having indoor, in-person yoga classes again after almost fifteen months of Zooming almost all of them; and as many of us are starting to...


Non-CriticismApril 24-May 3, 2021 Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, II.36: “When truthfulness (satya) is achieved, the words of the yogin acquire the power of making them fruitful.” (Swami Hariharananda Aranya’s translation) Rama Jyoti Vernon commentary on that sutra: “Gossip,...

In Person Yoga Under the Willow Oak

Located in a private backyard in the Northside neighborhood of Chapel Hill, NC. Weather permitting. Advanced sign-up required.

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