What Is Yoga? Part 1 – The Eight Limbs

What Is Yoga? Part 1 — Eight Limbs A Multi-Aspect Lifestyle Towards Balance And Stillness What does yoga mean? Patanjali, the sage who wrote the Yoga Sutras, starts his first line with: “Yogas chitta vritti ni rodha,” literally translated as yoga is the cessation of the whirlpool of the mind. Yoga is stillness. Not just in the body but in the mind… Continue reading What Is Yoga? Part 1 – The Eight Limbs

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What Is Yoga? Part 2 – Asanas

Preparing The Body For Meditation Yoga asanas are the postures or the physical part of yoga. Perhaps you’ve heard of downward dog, also known in sanskrit as adho mukha svanasana? It’s one of the movements in a variety of sequences that make up yoga asanas. Me balancing on a stone in Xico-Veracruz, Mexico. Yoga asanas are #3… Continue reading What Is Yoga? Part 2 – Asanas

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