The Amazing Adventures of a Yogi in America By Michael Plasha  Chapter 1 (To my dear readers this is a memoir in the form of a serial blog. It will be released every Friday until it is finished. I hope you enjoy my adventures!) In the Beginning I was sitting in a hot tub with Richard Freeman, a wonderful Ashtanga teacher, and a master teacher during the Yoga at the Leading-Edge conference at Kripalu in 1999. We were discussing Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. I…