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From Earth to Space – The Five Elements in Yoga Practice

According to many traditional systems of cosmology and medicine, all of creation is composed of and governed by five elements – earth, water, fire air and space. These five elements are considered the fundamental constituents of each individual, and represent … Continue reading

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Cultivating a Graceful Disposition

Several years ago, I had a regular yoga column in a local periodical. I also wrote several articles for our Iyengar Yoga National Association magazine, Yoga Samachar. Over the next few months, I plan to publish some of these articles … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Yoga, The Yoga of Virtue

When you ask people why they started doing yoga, a few common responses emerge. Most often, students simply want to feel better. The body feels stiff or achy, weak or imbalanced. Some people have injuries or ailments and have heard … Continue reading

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Celebration and Integration

The final week of my time here has begun. The last span of days has been so full of learning it is difficult to sum it up. The classes have been fantastic. Deep insights into inversions with Sunita, one of … Continue reading

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