Throughout our philosophy reading this week and at the very end of class today, we explored the three components of yoga (self-discipline, self-study, and devotion to your superior self) and the five internal afflictions that get in our way of this experience (ignorance, egoism, attachment, aversion, and a clinging to the physical body).… View Post

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Day 8: Acknowledge Your Mental Obstacles

Day 8: Acknowledge Your Mental Obstacles

Today my happiness about returning to the studio for teacher training was balanced out by my frustration with the incredibly dry, frigid weather that won’t leave New York City and my uncanny ability to succumb to a sinus cold every six months. … View Post

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Day 6: Finding Your OM

Day 6: Finding Your OM

If there’s anything I remember about the first time I ever joined in an OM chant in a yoga class, it’s that I honestly had no idea what it meant. … View Post

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