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A Covenant of Love: Ashtanga Yoga & The Ten Commandments

2021-08-18T14:10:20+00:00

  My feelings about the practice of Ashtanga, referred to as the Primary Series, have ebbed and flowed over the years.  While I began my teaching with six Primary Series classes weekly and appreciated the comfort and structure it provided me as a new teacher, I soon became bored and burned out.  Not that each practice and each student did not offer something unique, but that I could hear myself cue in my sleep and there was little heart behind the rigid breath, bandha, and dristi lingo I regurgitated daily.  One could say I fell out of love with my first love. I think somewhere along [...]

A Covenant of Love: Ashtanga Yoga & The Ten Commandments2021-08-18T14:10:20+00:00

Where is Your Focus? The Transformation of My Yoga Practice….

2019-01-16T00:31:41+00:00

A few months ago, I was in yoga class practicing a balancing pose.  Normally I find a focal point on the wall to help maintain my balance.  For some reason, I became fixated on a crazy design on someone’s shirt.  That person fell, and, of course, I lost my balance as well.  I felt the Lord say gently to me, “If your drishti is on man, you will fall.” Drishti is a yoga term which means focus or concentration.  It not only refers to focus while you are holding a posture (or asana) in yoga, but also refers to focus when [...]

Where is Your Focus? The Transformation of My Yoga Practice….2019-01-16T00:31:41+00:00
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