Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (3)

3. A unique condition, wherein our body, mind and breath support each other. The practice of Yoga bestows a unique gift on its practitioner: associated body, mind, senses and breath. Come to think of it, all our endeavours, sports and educative explorations develop exclusive body awareness or mind awareness. Most of our athletes develop theContinue reading “Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (3)”

Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (2)

2. Our outer social gates are always open but yogic practices will help us to be open to the inner social culture within us.  The human being is essentially a social creature, a gossipy animal. Social media is replete with antics of our movie stars and celebrities. In this era, we are naturally more selfie-consciousContinue reading “Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (2)”

Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (1)

1. Yogic practices are the vital apps to manoeuvre on unfamiliar terrain within. As anyone living on our planet well knows, apps have become more important and indispensable to our lives than even tools like the Swiss army knife. When you are navigating in unknown terrains, the one indispensable tool is a navigator or anContinue reading “Zubin: Ten Talks About #Yoga (1)”

Praise in a #Yoga class: is it Satya?

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?”

Ten thoughts for ten days.

Take each of these quotes from BKS Iyengar and think about it for a day. Live with it, play with it, daydream with it. I’ve put some of my thoughts beneath each one. Let me know what they mean to you….. 1. ‘Giving does not impoverish. With-holding does not enrich.’ Money is energy – it can only flowContinue reading “Ten thoughts for ten days.”