Entries by garyk

Review of Seventy Summits: A Life in the Mountains by Vern Tejas

Vern Tejas is a mountaineer. He is the first person to climb the Seven Summits ten times. He is the first to climb Denali in the winter. He has the record speed ascents for Denali, Elbrus, Aconcagua, Vinson and Kilimanjaro. He has summited Denali fifty-five times, Aconcagua twenty-five times, and Kilimanjaro fifteen times. He has […]

Accessible Yoga Conference New York City-May 19-21

This post is to support the Accessible Yoga Conference. It will be held in New York City from May 19-21, 2017 at the Integral Yoga Institute, 227 West 13th Street, New York. The mission of the Accessible Yoga Conference is to provide a forum where the Yoga community can come together to connect, share, and […]

OmStars Yoga TV Channel

OmStars Yoga TV Channel This post is to support the new OmStars Yoga TV Channel that is being launched by Kino MacGregor and Kerri Verna. Their innovative idea is to provide authentic yoga teachings over a television platform. They hope to increase the presence of yoga in the world and make it a better place […]

The New York Freelance Isn’t Free Act

On November 16, 2016, Mayor de Blasio of New York City signed into law the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (the “Act”). The Act is important legislation and has far reaching implications for anyone who uses freelancers in New York City. Freelancers are independent contractors under the Act. The Act gives freelancers the right to sue […]