• ahimsa,  Ashtanga Adaptability,  Uncategorized

    Deconstructing Ashtanga, Reconstructing Me

    Here are the words from that post: Asana is a trap. All yogic techniques are a trap. The Yoga Sutras constantly talks about this idea of our soul, and the objects of this world, shining alone without the need to draw meaning from the outside world. Yogic techniques help you to build new positive patterns that override the negative. The next step is to get rid of the positive patterns too!!!! Why? What is even seen as positive in this world is a result of conditioning and our environment. “Positive” can even be another form of bondage. For the yogi, “positive” is not just another set of rules and personality…