February 23, 2017

Yoga Focus

The position of our head is of the utmost importance for just about everything.  From how we move in life, how we see things, how our neck feels, the health of the nerves in our neck and face and so much more.  We use this position frequently in many of our asanas.  Practice this at home with a mirror especially after being on a computer.

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January 4, 2017

Most of us come to yoga seeking sanctuary. We realize how important it is to briefly step away from the demands of life and relax into a spacious quality of mind that allows us to be with ourselves as we are, without judgment. Insulated from the racket of demands and from the need to rush, we become quiet enough to hear the stirrings of our hearts. And in the act of accepting whatever we find there, we replenish our energy and inspiration. Accepting the truth of our selves, our hearts, our muscles, our level of energy in any given moment is the height of compassion, and practiced this way, yoga becomes an exercise in equanimity.
 “The Compassionate Backbend”, Yoga Journal, October 2004, p. 124

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