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Fix Your Copyright Line

You’ve got a nice looking website with fresh content.  But the footer says 2011.  Here’s how to fix that – and keep it fixed.

Responsive design

What happens to your site’s cool layout when it’s viewed on a small screen like a phone or tablet?  In the old days (a few years ago) we used to code two different versions of a site – you’d do…

Auto-posting to Facebook and Twitter

Once you add a blog post, you have to go publicize it on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.  This little routine can get tiresome, especially if you’re on several different networks.  Wordpress.com has a nifty little feature called Publicize…

How to choose a CMS

Content management systems are the foundation of the modern web. Instead of manually organizing your pages, menus, and images, install a CMS to handle that part of the job.   The following options are great for personal or business sites,…

Encrypt!

When you go to pay for something online, or put in your password, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re using encryption.  Most of us know to look for https at the beginning of a web address when entering…

en yoga!

My yoga world has been turned upside-down!  As I mentioned, my beloved studio closed. But we know that even upside-down, the key to balance is organizing your foundation.  I’m proud to announce that my yoga teaching is now under the…

Why You Need an Assessment Protocol

Possibly the least sexy aspect of your practice, but the most decisive. I’m a tech consultant and a yoga teacher. In both fields, I consider myself successful when I’ve helped my client address and improve a problematic situation. It’s very…

A History of Yoga in 5 Big Steps

With yoga’s surging popularity comes increased interest in its origins. Several popular histories have recently been published (some of which I’ve written about on this blog). The scholarly consensus is that, while yoga draws from a very old set of…

Moving on

I’ve taught at OM Yoga Center since 2009, and I’ve been practicing there since 2004.  Cyndi’s recent announcement that the studio is closing at the end of June represents a big upheaval in my professional and personal life.  Everyone in…

Best Albums of 2011

Apparat – The Devil’s Walk Legitimately creepy, emotionally claustrophobic, uplifting. Austra – Feel it Break Some people think anything in a minor key is ‘dark’ – Austra is peppy and upbeat, a bit dramatic, but fundamentally happy dance music. Balam…