Category: Yoga Sutras

You are the light in between the cracks

“I know better. Why do I keep doing this?” “I know the right thing to do. Why can’t I do it?” “I get it, theoretically, but I can't stop.” I…
Read More

Mantra of the Week: Stay in Your Lane

I didn't come up with it. Abraham Hicks did. Driving is a tremendous test of faith. There are roughly 210 million licensed drivers in America. When all 210 million stay…
Read More

How To Make your Yoga Practice Easier

Lets not waste any time. If you want your yoga practice to be easier, be more consistent. Our bodies adapt to the activities that we do daily. Think about all…
Read More

Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: The Bad Practice

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:48- In asana, there is no assault from the pairs of opposites. Defining the Sutra During asana, the Yogi is neutral. Modern Day Application Yogis don't…
Read More

Burn, Baby, Burn

Tapas is not as popular as it used to be. Tapas the food is popular and quite delicious. Austerity in yoga, not so much. This generation is more about the…
Read More

Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is Your Pose an Asana?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:46- Asana is a steady, comfortable seat Defining the Sutra An asana is steady and comfortable. If our poses are not steady and comfortable, they are…
Read More

Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: A Cure for Global Insanity

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:44: Self-study deepens your connection with your chosen object of meditation/Ishta devata/deity. Defining the Sutra This is where being a Sanskrit Scholar would come in handy.…
Read More

Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is Yoga Supposed to Feel Good All the Time?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:43-As intense discipline (tapas) burns up impurities, the body and its senses becomes so refined that powers (Siddhih) are gained.  Defining the Sutra: Discipline purifies the mind…
Read More

Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Are Desire and Contentment Enemies?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:42 By Contentment, supreme joy is gained Defining the Sutra "There were times when, for this or that reason, we had temporarily ceased to feel anxious;…
Read More

Can You Do Too Much Yoga?

There is an article circulating about the detriments of doing "too much Yoga". Here is thing. The article is about asana. Yoga is a system. A method. Water is good for…
Read More