All posts by Gregory Ormson

About Gregory Ormson

Gregory Ormson first saw yoga during a trip to India in 1980. He started practicing many years later while living in Hawaii, and has transferred his practice to the Midwest where interest in yoga is growing. He's published over 40 yoga articles in the last three years, and Greg's agent, Elizabeth Kracht is currently presenting his yoga book to publishers. Greg earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Chicago Theological Seminary where he focused on psychology, theology, and the healing power of touch. He’s a graduate of Northern Michigan University and The University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Find Greg at


Injury As Wise Teacher

In the West, we understand the notion of ego as the anchor of our public identity. While it’s not talked about in casual conversation, some psychology terms are part ...
Sep 17th, 2021

Truth Force on Your Mat

When doing yoga, we tune up mind, body, and spirit. This self-care prepares us so that when the time comes for us to serve we are able. It’s on the 220 square inches of our mat where much of the pre...
Jul 3rd, 2017

The Honorable Yogi

Yoga and its practitioners are often undervalued and dismissed. And a title doesn’t mean a guru or yogi automatically inherits respect or understanding, neither does a title confer the attributes of...
Dec 13th, 2016

Finding Your Depth

Before moving to Hawaii, I vacationed there. Swimming in the Pacific Ocean, I was amazed when I saw a group of free divers descend to 80 feet and interact with a pod of lazy-eyed spinner dolphins. Fre...
Nov 14th, 2016
Yoga Philosophy

Gifts from the Core

If yoga and meditation are paths to fully discover the central kernel of who and what we are, then the second task of core work during a yogi’s growth aims to strengthen this sense of self. This is ...
Sep 7th, 2016
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