The LAYC Almanac

LA Yoga Club
Exploring rhythmic, vital living through moon cycles, contemplative practices, tarot, psychedelics, yoga, science, art and the occult.
Created 18 Jul 2019
  • Walkers with the Dawn
    25 May 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Being walkers with the dawn and morning, Walkers with the sun and morning, We are not afraid of night, Nor days of gloom, Nor darkness — Being walkers with the sun and morning. — Langston Hughes OM, E...
  • Astrological Gateways to the Liminal
    22 May 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Hiya subscribers, Above you’ll find an audio recording of the new moon note, “Neither This, Nor That.” As we say in the piece, liminality and in-between zones are spiritually juicy spaces to wander. S...
  • Neither This, Nor That
    12 May 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    Hello — We believe that there is spiritual work to be done in dreamland, particularly those border spaces between waking and sleeping. Our friend Jennifer Dumpert coined the term “liminal dreaming” fo...
  • Flushes of Beltane
    01 May 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 1
    Hello subscribers, Sometimes we’re introduced to an idea, a color, or a symbol, and then we see it everywhere. You know the feeling? It’s been like that for us this past week with GPT-3, which we wrot...
  • Vectors to the Ineffable
    26 Apr 2021 • 10 min read • 4 1
    “Let me explain,” K Allado-McDowell begins early in a chapter of Pharmako-AI. They are in conversation with GPT-3, an OpenAI cluster that generates text sequences in response to queries. It sounds mec...
  • Immanent Glitch
    19 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Hello subscribers, Last week we wrote about the liberatory qualities latent in The Glitch - the refusal to perform, obey or continue apace. Above is the audio version of that piece. As we continue thi...
  • Glitch Practice
    11 Apr 2021 • 8 min read • 2 4
    "We might say that the listener – or spectator – must respond to the an event, as the bearer of the potentiality of something else. Put simply one open to the possibility of some...
  • Working with our hands
    28 Mar 2021 • 6 min read • 6 0
    Hello — We’ve been busy over the past few weeks tending to the basics of everyday life. Spring is in the air, little buds on the trees, new grass growing from the earth. Transformation and new life ap...
  • Stay Awake
    11 Mar 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Hello, Bodhidharma - meaning “one who awakens” - was a 5th century Prince turned monk who traveled from East India to China, bringing with him Buddhism and tea. In stories he is cast as a little grump...
  • Corporeal Knowing, Mantic Seeing
    26 Feb 2021 • 9 min read • 4 3
    Hello, As somatic-based practitioners, we experience the body as a gateway, as an access point to deeper levels of knowing, interwoven-ness, consciousness. We use our bodies to harmonize with ourselve...
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