Tough? Oh! yes. Handstands are tough. And they should be. The ubiquitous handstand picture out in the country. This is far from a well aligned handstand. But it was fun 🙂 Handstands. It is love-hate. Adho mukha vrksasana. I have a love-hate relationship to handstands. When it works, I love it. When I […]
The yoga mat is there. Waiting We need to get on our yoga mats every day. Sometimes I am busy. Sometimes I just have no time at all. Even then, five minutes is enough. It is not about how long for. It is about making a commitment to your practise. If you want a challenge, […]
This week at my classes I spoke about the idea of the breath as transition between cause and effect or action and reaction. Often it occurs to me that I react immediately to something which happens in life without taking any time to think. A knee-jerk reaction. When I take a moment, take a breath, […]
Grandad’s meditation My grandfather used to get up early every morning and go downstairs and sit quietly. After he died my mother gave me a series of small cards that he used to read to himself. It turns out he would repeat these every morning. Here is one example. “This is the beginning of a […]
It is so true. Thanks to my fellow yogi Trude for this.
Interesting. And inspiring. Question: Are you actually contributing to society or are you just paying the bills? Joe Rogan’s inspiring interview about doing what you love. http://earthweareone.com/joe-rogan-do-what-you-love-because-society-is-a-trap-and-work-is-meaningless/
I hope everybody reading this has had a really nice and restful holiday. If some of you that haven’t had time to continue your Sādhanā or own Practise of yoga, stop feeling guilty. Give yourself a break. It is healthy to have a bit of time away from yoga. Yes, I said it. At the […]