Satya is the Sanskrit word for truth. It also refers to a virtue, to being truthful in one’s thought, speech and action. In Yoga, satya is one of the five yamas. It is the virtuous restraint from falsehood and, crucially, the distortion of reality in one’s expressions and actions. A student recently asked me whyContinue reading “Praise in a #Yoga class: is it Satya?”
On a day when @united are being dragged over the hot coals of Twitter for enforcing their company’s dress code, #yoga teachers and students the world over are having a major wardrobe crisis. (Just put ‘yoga leggings’ into Twitter and you’ll see what I mean. It’s not tasteful, any of it.) As ever, #IyengarYoga has the answer.Continue reading “#Leggings or #Pune Pants?”
These yoga routines are designed to be simple, effective and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. Beginners can try any of the first seven sequences. The Level 1 and Level 2 sequences are for more experienced students. Staying in the poses is part ofContinue reading “Iyengar Yoga Home Practice Sheets”
Knowledge of anatomy is helpful but not important to #Yoga. Knowledge of the self through the eight limbs is both the goal and the key. Otherwise it’s just another form of exercise & will never touch the soul. #Iyengar #Ashtanga
Is #yoga a part of human evolution? The Four Structures of Consciousness suggests that human consciousness is and always has been, in transition. And we are coming into a fifth stage.