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 17, 2011

Peace, Love, and F#?% Off!

January 28, 2011

Ten Things That Suck About Elephant Journal.*

January 13, 2011

What Would MLK Do?

January 8, 2011

Did Somebody Take Sarah Palin’s “Targets” Seriously?

January 3, 2011

A Headache at Kripalu.

December 8, 2010

30 Years Ago Today: John Lennon & Strawberry Fields.

December 1, 2010

A Jedi on Park Avenue?

November 22, 2010

Being Thankful for What I Lack.

November 15, 2010

Are You a Sell-Out?

November 11, 2010

The Limits of Liberty

November 4, 2010

Yoga in Gym Class?

October 30, 2010

Elephant Does Not Fear the Rally to Restore Sanity.

October 26, 2010

Masks Under Masks Under Masks (for Halloween…and otherwise).

October 19, 2010

The Rent Is Too Damn High!

October 16, 2010

Leaves Fluttering Down Between Lost Worlds of Children, Nearly Forgotten

October 13, 2010

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Christine O’Donnell

October 7, 2010

Zen-Like and Irritating

October 5, 2010


October 2, 2010

Sober Reflections on Getting High.

September 25, 2010

Woodstock Yoga

September 23, 2010

Lady Gaga, DADT & America’s Favorite Fear.

September 10, 2010

How You React… (for September 11)

September 9, 2010

If You Like Sarah Palin…

August 17, 2010

Ladies & Gentlemen! And Dr. Laura. Meet the First Amendment.

August 15, 2010

Freeing the Better Bogart Within…or, We’ll Always Have Yoga

August 4, 2010

A Farewell to H8? (Lessons in Democracy and Gay Marriage)

July 5, 2010

Ronnie Moipolai: Utterly Amazing Botswanan Street Guitar Player

July 3, 2010

Real American Yoga.

June 15, 2010

Generosity or Idiot Compassion?

June 5, 2010

Tough Love: An Open Letter to the State of Arizona.