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 www.gregoryormson.com


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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
Inspiration

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
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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
Yoga Philosophy

Release into Savasana

I thought I knew about savasana because I do it regularly. But I don’t recall ever practicing savasana; neither have I heard of others practicing it. I’ve seldom heard people talk about s...
Aug 24th, 2016
Inspiration

By a Thread

The indigenous people of the American Southwest - the Dinhe’ – known to the English speaking world as Navajo, are famous for their high-quality and beautiful handcrafted wool rugs. People s...
Aug 17th, 2016
Other

My Beautiful Feet

When I started selling sandals in Hawaii, I discovered there were many people walking around with feet problems. My customers were reluctant to try something new and claimed that anything they wore ag...
Jun 29th, 2016
Inspiration

The Immigrant Asana

I’m sympathetic to the plight of immigrants. They’ve been in the news a lot lately, and many of us have watched their difficult journeys on television. Like others, I’ve noticed their sunken eye...
May 31st, 2016
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