Tag: yamas

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…
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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…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Are You Ready For the Great Vow?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2: 29-31: The 8 limbs of Yoga are: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Yama, or the 5 restraints, consist of non violence,…
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Asteya: Stealing a Yoga Practice

Photo above by Wanda Koch   When our culture (our media, our power structures, our society) says, "people who look like you shouldn't expect to have a life like that,"…
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Are we Giving Up on Yoga as a Spiritual Path?

I got this comment today on my sister blog, Wellness From Inside, and it saddened me. This is just a piece of a bigger question on spirituality and its place…
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Videos of Bikram Assault Victims on Nightline + What Makes a Good Yoga Teacher

By Shanna Small. This is also posted on my other blog Wellness From Inside These videos are really raw and my heart goes out to these women.  One of the…
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