Do you fall into the ego trap of instant gratification? Is it the instant gratification of forcing into an asana? Is it the instant gratification of mistaking lax for relaxation?
Is it yoga or are we just playing? Is there a difference?
The impacts are not just bone deep . . . . Take a look at this article connecting relaxation practice with genetic expression. You’ll never feel the same about your stress again.
Do you let yourself be your own guinea pig in your yoga practice?
Rank and file, yoga style
“Your whole being should be symmetrical. Yoga is symmetry. That is why yoga is a basic art.” – BKS Iyengar Thanks to Studio Yoga for the photo and quote.
Is there room in the boat for our animal as well as our human self?
Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness. Brene Brown Visit Tools for Yoga to see where I found this photo and quote.
Where did that idea of “having our cake and eating it, too” come from? And what’s the asana that allows us to do that? Mindful-intake-asana?