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Habits and Kleshas : Yoga Sutra 2.3-9

Now, the teachings of yoga [are presented]. Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind. When that is accomplished, the seer abides in its own true nature. These are the first three aphorisms in the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali. The goal of yoga practice is clear: to still the ever changing states of our mind. Once we have accomplished this goal, we will be able to rest in our own true nature (the tradition calls this nature Pure Awareness). Otherwise, at other times, [the seer] is absorbed in the changing states [of the mind]. There are five ... (Continue Reading)

By | 2017-11-08T09:24:14+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Asana, Embodiment, Meditation, Nature, Practice, Pranayama, Retreats, Spirituality, Yoga|2 Comments

A Yoga Practice to Welcome Fall

It's officially fall. It will be October next week and my body can feel the weather changing. I always try to mark the changing of seasons in some intentional way. A season change seems to provide an auspicious time for personal retreat. I have dreamt of offering seasonal retreats for years. Hopefully someday... When I think of fall, I think of the harvest, of scarves, of halloween and thanksgiving. I think of routines finally starting again and about making soup. I think about my skin losing its exposure to the world as I wrap myself in more and more layers. ... (Continue Reading)

By | 2014-11-18T15:37:01+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Asana, Creativity, Embodiment, Meditation, Practice, Pranayama, Retreats, Spirituality, Yoga|5 Comments