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On the perfect practice and the perfect pose

The perfect practice is the one that is done 6 days a week (no full or new moon, of course, or during ladies’ holidays). The “perfect” pose is the one YOU are doing that moment, not the way you see … Continue reading

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Guruji, part II

oh how i would have loved to meet this man…such a shame.

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Guruji

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Full Moon

The full moon energy corresponds to the end of inhalation when the force of prana is greatest. This is an expansive, upward moving force that makes us feel energetic and emotional, but not well grounded. It has always been the … Continue reading

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Moon Phases

It has always been the tradition in Ashtanga Yoga to rest from asana practice on new and full moon days (tithis). When asked why we shouldn’t practice on these days, Guruji was fond of saying, “Two ‘planets’ [grahas] one place, … Continue reading

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