Yoga Sutras

Yogini’s Path To Motherhood – Ashtanga Yoga Project – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Yogini’s Path To Motherhood – Ashtanga Yoga Project Liat Pakes by Kelly Levy Photography Guest Post by Liat Pakes As of today, I have been practicing one year of motherhood. I never thought that this role would suit me or that I would find in it such contentment. We are a wandering family and currently we are living in Andalucía Spain. I would love to say that “I am a wandering yoga teacher” but honestly I am mainly a “wandering…

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It Is So Much Easier To Tell You To Change – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

It Is So Much Easier To Tell You To Change It is so much easier to tell someone else or an organization to change than to actually change ourselves. How many times have you made a statement that Ashtanga, the government, your job, your yoga studio should change but you cannot even clean out your closets without having a meltdown? For most people, switching careers, cities, boyfriends or hairstyles is a harrowing ordeal, but your democracy, that should change overnight.…

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My Answer To Kino: Would You Still Love Me If I Don’t Handstand Anymore? – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

My Answer To Kino: Would You Still Love Me If I Don’t Handstand Anymore? Photo By Wanda Koch Kino posted an article today, “Would You Still Love Me If I Don’t Handstand Anymore?” My answer is “yes” because I do not choose teachers based on the poses they can do. Even though the yoga world at large has not followed suit, I outgrew that years ago. If someone believes that achievement in physical asana constitutes dedication to practice or greater…

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With Me or Against Me – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

With Me or Against Me Photo by Andrea Killam People are asking, “Why is there a culture of silence in Yoga?” Something that often makes people go silent is “all or nothing” and “with me or against me” thinking. It is the idea that everything is black or white and you have to choose a side. If folks don’t want to choose a side, they will often just go silent. When the person speaks up, they get crucified by both…

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