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Pirate Bay Trial: Copying vs. Making Available

As the Pirate Bay Trial gets under way, prosecutors have dropped the charges that the popular BitTorrent tracker site made copies of copyrighted material.  The remaining charges assert that the Pirate Bay made copyrighted material available.  At the heart of…

Friday Evening Classes are No More

It’s been fun, but the Friday evening classes I’ve been teaching on East 4th are just not breaking even.  I am teaching elsewhere, and I’m currently looking into other spaces… check back for news on that! Thanks so much to…

Don't Neglect Your Upper Back

In yoga there is a lot of focus on heart opening, which usually means expanding the upper chest.  This is critical for back bending, in which the easy bend comes from the low back and the challenge is to spread…

Confluence

I got tired of updating a thousand different profiles and pointing people to various different sites just to share an idea or link or schedule.  So I’m centralizing my various stuff here on elijacobowitz.com. This site now includes the information…

February classes at OM!

UPDATE: the Community class is done. Thanks so much to all of you who came out and supported me. It was really great to get feedback and to try to work up to OM’s extremely high teaching standards. I’m teaching…

tight wrists

Do your wrists hurt during or after handstand, bakasana, other arm balances, or even chaturanga dandasana? Tightness in the wrists and forearms is a common cause of pain and injury to the hand and wrist, and it also leads to…

yoga technology

Technology is a practical application of knowledge. Most of the time we think about technology as tools and systems put in place to solve problems. Certainly in my work designing and supporting computer technology systems, we start with a task…