elephant awards Best Yoga Teacher of 2012: John Friend

Via Waylon Lewis
on Dec 28, 2012
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elephant awards Best Yoga Teacher of 2012: John Friend

He taught us the virtues of non-theism, of finding our wisdom and bliss within, better than anyone else could have in 2012.

As Suzuki Roshi said, “it is wisdom which is seeking wisdom.”



















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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


3 Responses to “elephant awards Best Yoga Teacher of 2012: John Friend”

  1. Very provocative. Very ironic. Very Waylon. Possibly the best thing you've done since the Dukes of Hazard theme.

  2. edieyoga says:

    Curious Waylon….!!!!

  3. Vision_Quest2 says:

    Never have studied with John Friend–never got a chance to really study Anusara (the closest I'd come was two derivate dvds); yet, somehow I think the John Friend of 2012 was the best thing that happened to my practice … having nothing to do with the magic (not magick) date of 12/21/12