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The Bait and Switch

  Bait and Switch the action (generally illegal) of advertising goods that are an apparent bargain, with the intention of substituting inferior or more expensive goods. “a bait-and-switch scheme” –Google Sometimes the switch is done by others, and sometimes, we do it to ourselves. Instead of going higher up the…

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Ahimsa: Non Harming for Positive Change

No matter how angry we are, the unbreakable vow of the yogi is ahimsa. The Yoga Sutras state that the great vows, and ahimsa is one of them, are not to be broken no matter the circumstance. I know. That is a tough one. It is hard not to seek…

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Ask the AYP: What is an Established Yoga Practice?

I was asked by Natalie to define Sutra 1:14-“Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break and in all earnestness.” What feels like a long time is different for everyone.  I have seen students give up on Ashtanga because they can’t go past Marichyasana…

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