5 points of yoga etiquette; the philosophy


1. Where you place yourself in the yoga room When you arrive at yoga class, there is an etiquette to where you place yourself in the room … and challenging yourself to break out of your comfort zone can also enhance your practice, Brown says. “I think it turns to in front, back, or middle … Continue reading 5 points of yoga etiquette; the philosophy

heating up your yoga practice: understanding tapas


Westerners often think of Patanjali as the Father of Yoga, but this title rightly belongs to the solar spirit. Reiterating ancient Vedic teachings, the Bhagavad Gita (4.1) refers to the solar spirit, called Vivasvat, as the primordial teacher of ancient yoga. And since tapas is at the heart of all yogic disciplines, the solar spirit (not to be confused with … Continue reading heating up your yoga practice: understanding tapas