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Saucha cleanliness conservation niyamas yoga yoga practitioner Dec 08, 2020

The first of the NIyamas, the personal guidelines to help a yoga practitioner stay on their path is Saucha. Cleanliness or purity.

 

Saucha refers to your space in which you practice and live. It refers to your body before you practice and after you practice. It refers to the cleansing that...

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GURU PURNIMA celebrate guru purnima teacher Dec 08, 2020
 
 

 

Guru Purnima is a day to celebrate the teacher.

CLICK HERE for a history of the holiday

 

Think of all your teachers in your life. Even the ones that weren't officially teachers but taught you your greatest lessons. Take a moment to write them down their names...

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Why did I choose and why do I continue study Iyengar yoga? colleagues iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

 

I, unlike many of my colleagues had a winding road to get to Iyengar yoga. My mother started yoga to help her with a debilitating back problem. Now, I wish I could say my mother and I practiced and she took me to her classes but as a teenager, I pretty much avoided anything...

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It's got a hold on me..... healingthroughyoga healthyhabits iyengar iyengaryoga pantanjali yoga yogainspiration Dec 08, 2020
 
 

 

Pantanjali tells us in the yoga sutras that the practice of yoga helps us overcome the suffering that is yet to come (2.16 heyam duhkum anagatam) and that the cause of this suffering is from an identification with that which is ephemeral, impure and painful rather than...

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Que es el causa de sufremiento adventure iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

Patanjali nos dice en los Yoga Sutras que la practica del yoga nos ayuda a superar el sufrimientosufrimiento que esta por venir (2.16 heyam duhkum anagatam) y que la causa de este sufrimiento es por nuestra identificación con aquello que es efímero, impuro y doloroso en lugar de con...

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PORQUE ELEGI Y PORQUE CONTINUO ESTUDIANDO IYENGAR YOGA? adolescente adventure bangalore espiritualidad Dec 08, 2020

A diferencia de varios de mis colegas, yo tuve un camino atribulado para llegar al yoga Iyengar. Mi madre empezó a hacer yoga para mejorar su problema de espalda. Ahora, desearía poder decir que mi madre y yo practicábamos y que ella me llevo a su clases, pero en...

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GOOD GRIEF emotions grief yoga Dec 08, 2020

GOOD GRIEF

 

Yes, grief is good. But when you stuff down emotions because you have been told to do so or you are afraid of others’ reactions or your own reactions, the grief gets stuck and then you get stuck.

 

I know this because it’s my story. My two sisters died a year...

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EL BUEN DUELO empezando olvidando Dec 08, 2020

Si, el duelo es bueno. Pero cuando sofocas tus emociones porque así te lo han dicho o porque te asustan las reacciones de otros a tus propias reacciones, el dolor del duelo se queda atorado y entonces tú también te quedas atorada.

Yo lo sé porque es mi historia....

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All the colors of glass balls experience grief health workshop Dec 08, 2020
 
 

I recently had an experience that emboldened me to the importance of this new workshop, Good Grief.

Many of you have mentioned liking the title, it’s cute and a play on words but you’ve told me you don’t have grief.

Let’s take this word a bit wider...

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PUNE DAY 1 friend home hotel painted in Dec 08, 2020

I have arrived in Pune. It's been almost three years and yet it feels wonderfully the same. The yoga hall is painted a cream white. This is a huge change from the lime green that was probably first painted in 1975.

 

I'm here with my friend Jennie. Yes, this will cause some confusion as I'm...

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IDLY- the food of gods. deeelicious india iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

Woke up to the sound of my favorite bird. Who knows the name of this bird?? At 3:30am. Yep, think I nodded off last night at 9 after a DEEELicious meal (this is a reference to my friend Aaron) at Asha dining hall. There is no snuggling back down as my bed is pretty much like sleeping on concrete....

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