Category: Conference Notes

The Lesson, Not the Event

"By this time I had learned that it was more fruitful to pay attention to the lessons rather than to events themselves."- Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, At The Eleventh Hour  …
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Fidgeting on the Mat: Ill Fitting Yoga Clothes or Road to Enlightenment?

 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.'” Albert Einstein...maybe   These days, everyone…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Why Are We Here?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:18- The objects of experience are made up of light, action, inertia, the elements and the sense organs. The universe exists for the purpose of experience and…
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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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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: Alcohol in Mysore

If you like to get your drank on, you will not find it easily. I have seen alcohol at 3 places. The airport (like 3 hours away), Big Bazaar Grocery…
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A.P. P Goes to Mysore: Everything is Energy. Energy is God

Everything is energy. Energy is God-Sharath Jois This is probably no surprise to those of you that have been following my blog over the last month but I went through…
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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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Yoga Sutras for Modern Day Life: Insidious

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:5:  Avidya (Ignorance) is seeing the impermanent as permanent, the impure as pure, the painful as pleasant and the non Self as the self.   Defining…
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