Tag: Yoga sutras of Patanjali

Ask the AYP: How can I help my Black students feel comfortable?

    This morning, I received a question from a White yoga teacher.   It was brought to her attention that Black students don't always feel comfortable or safe practicing in…
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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…
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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…
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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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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…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Life: Every Experience is a Valid Experience

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:21- The seen only exists for the sake of the Atman. Defining the Sutra: In Sutra 2:18, we explored the idea that we are in this time…
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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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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Yoga Was a Science Way Before It Became a Workout

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:19- The stages of the Gunas are specific, non specific, defined and undefinable.   Defining the Sutra   I spoke about the Gunas in previous posts.…
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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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