Category: Reblogs

Words on the Teacher/Student Relationship

I just listened to magnificent podcast by spiritual teacher, Shambhavi, on how to relate to a spiritual teacher and I wanted to share her words with you.  In my opinion,…
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What Do Yoga Assumptions Make Out of You and Me?

  The first fundamental of the spiritual process is that you drop all assumptions.-Sadhguru I make assumptions all the time. I have a very vibrant imagination. I am absolutely guilty of…
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Strength and Grace: 10 Quotes From Female Greats of Ashtanga Yoga

I was very excited to receive a copy of Strength and Grace by Alicia Beale and Derick Yu from Ekam Inhale.  Strength and Grace , a collection of essays from female…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: The Choice is Yours

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:39: Any inquiry of interest can calm the mind.   Defining the Sutra: Patanjali continues to list ways to keep the mind calm.  In this verse, he…
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Who Is Showing Up To Do The Yoga?

I follow Thug Yoga on Facebook because the posts make me chuckle. It's funny...to me. This morning, Thug Yoga posted the above picture.  The first thing that came to my…
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A Deeper Conversation on Pain In Yoga with Gregor Maehle and Satinder Khalsa

I received a comment on my article, Yogi's Attitude Towards Pain, that made me realize that I deeper conversation  on pain and suffering needed to take place. The comment centered…
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Are the Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher Brutal?

I got a few comments yesterday from some people who felt that Gregor's comments on modern day yoga in the article, Interview with Gregor Maehle on Samadhi, were a little…
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Is Ashtanga Yoga a Balanced Practice?

Below are the 2 common reasons people feel Ashtanga is not balanced . This article is not geared towards people who have unique circumstances within their body that need special attention.…
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Learning Ashtanga From the Internet: A Cautionary Tale

I love this recent post, At the (upward dog) Feet of Sharath by Matt Ryan, that talks about people copying Sharath's updog.   Verdict 1 The person (who gave me…
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Words of Wisdom For those on the Ashtanga Yoga Path

A friend posted this and I wanted to share it. Great advice for the Ashtanga journey from David Swenson   * I want you to understand, the Ashtanga Yoga can…
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