Category: Ashtanga Adaptability

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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Ashtanga and Sobriety w/Taylor Hunt

My first months of getting sober, I was lost.   Today, my worst day sober is better than my best day when I was drunk or high. One of the…
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Kino MacGregor: World’s First Yoga Channel

When Kino MacGregor asked me to take a look at her new project, I of course said, "Yes!" I have always admired Kino's work ethic. When it comes to innovative ways…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is It True that We are All One?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:17: The cause of that avoidable pain is the union of the seer (Purusha) and seen (Prakrati). Defining the Sutra When you start to go down…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: What is Good and Evil To a Yogi?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:14-The karmas bear fruits of pleasure and pain caused by merits and demerit. Defining the Sutra As long as you are attached to the outcome, you…
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Ashtanga Yoga Project Went To Mysore: How was it?

I got home from Mysore last Thursday and I feel great. My body clock is slightly off but I feel good.  I am ecstatic to be back at home doing…
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A.P.P Goes To Mysore: Ashtanga Yoga Pre Social Media

Sharath told us that he was glad that he started practicing Yoga before Social Media because he could concentrate on his practice.  I started practicing before Social Media as well…
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A.P.P Goes To Mysore: Mysore Backbending aka Catching

Urdhva Dhanurasana is important at Sharath's shala. Sharath says that catching keeps the spine from getting hunched in old age,  opens Granthis, which are energetic knots in the body, and it raises…
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A.P.P Goes To Mysore: New Beginnings, New Start Times, New Jokes

Diwali brings new auspicious beginnings and that is definitely the case for me.  I don't know if I found my stride, got over myself, or what, but the energy has…
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Tough Yoga Practices: When Doubt Touches the Heart

Can you remember a time in your life when you thought you would never get over something, but you did? Do you remember an injury that you thought would never…
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