Jay Winston

Jay S. Winston, founder and proprietor of Yoga for Cynics (http://yogaforcynics.blogspot.com), has a PhD in English, making him the kind of doctor who, in case of life-threatening emergency, can explain Faulkner while you die, is currently (semi-)(un-)employed as a freelance writer and editor, teaches creative writing to homeless men, tutors recovering addicts in reading, was recently certified as a Kripalu yoga teacher, gets around mostly by bicycle, is trying to find an agent for his novel, resides in the bucolic Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, State of Mildly Inebriated Samadhi, U.S.A. and, like most people who bike and practice yoga, used to live in Boulder.

Latest from Jay Winston

February 20, 2013

The Dude & the Zen Master: Not a Book Review.

January 24, 2013

Gimme Shelter: Finding True Refuge with Tara Brach.

January 14, 2013

Does Yoga Have To Mean Leaving Your Brain At the Door?

December 19, 2012

Less Stuff = More Joy: Is “Abundance” Overrated?

November 27, 2012

Addressing the question of whether Matthew Remski should be burned at the stake for Y…

November 19, 2012

Ahimsa Be Damned: When Buddhists Attack.

November 8, 2012

Goin’ with Yin: Yin Yoga, Healing, and Freedom.

November 2, 2012

The Yoga of Bicycling: Pedal, Stretch, Breathe.

October 29, 2012

Yoga in America: Containing Multitudes

September 17, 2012

Will Video Kill the Yoga Star?: A Skeptic Meets Seane Corn on DVD.

August 15, 2012

Yoga, Science, Sex Cults & Sensationalism

July 26, 2012

Nothing, Everything & the Beat Generation.

June 19, 2012

Yoga for Meditators: Kind of a Book Review

May 23, 2012

Across the vastness, nothing holy…: Tracking Bodhidharma (Kind of a Book Review…

March 17, 2012

Be Drunk: Kind of a St. Patrick’s Day post. (But it’s not what you think&…

February 29, 2012

One Breath at a Time.

October 24, 2011

Writing Yoga: Another Kinda Book Review.

September 27, 2011

Remembering Miles.

September 12, 2011

Fierce Medicine & Forrest Yoga. (Kind of a Book Review)

August 24, 2011

Great Moments in Sarcasm #1: Sigmund Freud & the Nazis.

August 17, 2011

Yoga Cynic Meets Yoga Bitch (Kind of a Book Review)

August 11, 2011

On Karma, Yoga, & Being Called an A**hole.

July 26, 2011

There’s No Time for Anything…or is there?

July 11, 2011

Homophobia, On the Other Hand: Not Natural.

July 5, 2011

Bodies: Electric, Acoustic & Otherwise.

June 7, 2011

Poems of Awakening…Kind of a Book Review

May 24, 2011

It’s Bob Dylan’s Birthday: Here are 27 of his most memorable lyrics.

May 21, 2011

A Poem for the Left Behind, by Robert Frost.

April 16, 2011

Talkin’ Waves

April 8, 2011

Trials of a Yoga Cynic.