The Practice Must Evolve. {Video} ~ Carrie Stiles

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on Apr 11, 2012
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Nathan Mills

A Yogi Profile

“The most exciting thing about yoga is the toolbox it gives you for self-observation—to delve into what it is to be human. I think that’s a pretty challenging and profound thing.”

~ Nathan Mills

This tiny flick was created in Portland, Oregon and features long time yogi and marital artist Nathan Mills. Nathan Mills illuminates the power of yoga to transform, evolve and heal. Nathan was born with one leg three inches shorter than the other. His riveting practice inspires us to evolve our practice. The beautiful, welcoming and warm Yoyoyogi Studio set the stage for this dynamic yogi profile.




Carrie Stiles is a peace activist and scholar from Portland, Oregon. She has traveled, studied, and worked in over thirty countries on five continents. Carrie aspires to raise awareness about how small actions lead to large-scale social transformation.



Editor: Brianna Bemel


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2 Responses to “The Practice Must Evolve. {Video} ~ Carrie Stiles”

  1. Eric says:

    "transform, evolve and heal". Yes. My right leg is shorter than my left by about 3 quarters of an inch–certainly not as bad as Nathan, but even with inserts/orthotics, the years have taken their toll and that hip has become arthritic. I can't do a lot of things I used to (meditate cross-legged, had to curtail tai chi & yoga)–but I'm trying to evolve with it and do what I can.
    This was very inspiring, thank you!!

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