Has anyone read The Book of Dharma by Simon Haas?? I cannot even put the book down!
Loved the article!! Thank you!
Deeply touch, tears to my eyes...perfect timing. Just the right medicine to re-install boundaries in my practice. Serving the heart... what a way to go!!!
I feel so uplifted after reading this excerpt from Aadil Palkhivala's book. I often wonder when I teach where to draw the line when it comes to threading yoga philosophy into class. At the gym where I teach, the practice is very asana oriented, even though I feel I often try to push the workout mentality out of the way so we can get to the heart of why we practice. In my own studio my classes are focused around the heart center--whether it is pranayama, asana, or meditation, I encourage my students to go there and find out what is deep inside the layers of their hearts. Reading this little but invaluable piece reinforces that there is no "line" to draw, persay, just the courage to help students--and myself in this process--move beyond their muscles and bones and into their life's purpose.
Beautiful article. All so true. As a yoga teacher and student, I thank you for your vision and reminder. Time to pay attention!
This was so helpful, I love love loved the question, "2) If you had all the time, money, and energy you wanted, what would you do?" I'm following the music path, and wonder if it's right b/c sometimes I don't think I have enough energy...but I'm incorporating the yoga wisdom into my music even though it isn't "traditional" yoga music...check out "Om Namah Shivaya (Ulysses)" at www.myspace.com/annalaube . Thanks & Namaste!
Curious. What if one day you are following your "scent" of your soul and then TOTALLY lose it? No matter what you do you just can't find it again? Suggestions?
to be kind to myself and others. help validate little children
I have recently been wondering why it is that I've come to yoga. This article has now made it just that little bit clearer. Thank you.