Category: Teaching Ashtanga

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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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: A Refresher on the Purpose of Yoga

  Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:20: The Seer, the experiencer, is pure consciousness. It appears to take on the changing colors of the mind. In reality, it is unchangeable. Defining…
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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: 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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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Don’t Start None, Won’t Be None

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:16: Suffering, that has not yet come, can be prevented. Defining the Sutra There are 3 types of Karma. Two of them are created from past…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: The Wise Man’s Relationship with Pain

Yoga Sutras of Patanjli 2:15 To one of discrimination, everything is painful indeed, due to its consequences: the anxiety and fear over losing what is gained; the resulting impressions left…
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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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What does a Good Yoga Teacher Look Like?

Today, I read an article where the characteristics of a certain celebrity was being used as a model for a good Yoga teacher. This celebrity did something that the author considered…
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