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How Do We Practice?

Today is August 15, Indian Independence Day. The institute is closed, providing a nice break from our intense studies. This marks the halfway point of my visit. The classes have been wonderful, illuminating the subject of yoga and asking me … Continue reading

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Stilling the Mind through Yoga

As many of you know, I will be leaving on July 29 for my fifth trip to Pune, India, the home of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI). There I will have the opportunity to learn from Abhi and … Continue reading

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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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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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