Category: Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Ready to tell Yoga Goodbye?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:27- The experiancer gains the knowledge in seven stages, advancing towards the highest. Defining the Sutra Once the yogi has the ability to discriminate, they gain…
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Slow and Steady Yoga Injury Recovery

Lets get this out of the way. I am not a doctor. This information comes from my 14 year experience with healing my own injuries through Yoga and working with…
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Being a Good Person Does Not Negate Someone’s Actions

I have been active in the Yoga community for around 13 years. A common theme, when something goes awry is, "well I know they did __________ but they are a…
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Keep Your Dirt on the Surface

Lyrics, "Where You're At" by Allen Stone I keep my dirt on the surface so you don't gotta dig The people didn't make me nervous, tried to hide all their…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: When Yoga Goes Out the Window

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  2:26: The imagined indivisibility of the permanent and the impermanent, can be erased by establishing a permanent state of discernment. Defining the Sutra: The whole Yoga…
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Take Back Your Power

It is their fault vs It is your fault. Which one is more empowering? In the short run, it feels good to blame life, our childhood and other people for…
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The Body Doesn’t Lie

I was sitting with my husband yesterday, in a hospital room, watching a loved one recover from surgery. We had arrived around 10AM and waited hours as doctors took test…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Kaivalya-Alone But Not Lonely

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:25: Without ignorance, we do not confuse who we are deep within with what is experienced through the senses. This state is called liberation or Kaivalya.…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Staying Excited About Yoga Practice

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:24-The cause of this union is ignorance.  Defining the Sutra: When we become identified with our thoughts, our body, our money, our circumstances and/or the things we…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Your Life, Your Evolution

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:23: The union of owner and owned causes the recognition of the nature and powers of them both. Defining the Sutra: There cannot be an up without…
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