Yoga Limbo

‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.’ Marcus Garvey The eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga was a key element to my yoga teacher training. Realising asana (the 'yoga poses' part of Yoga which I wrote about here) is only one of eight parts of … Continue reading Yoga Limbo

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We are More Important than the Asanas

OK, I'll say it: before I did my teacher training I found Sanskrit a bit pretentious, but now I know the words and I enjoy it as they fall out of my mouth. I revel in the history, authenticity and my new knowledge. So! Asana just means a posture comfortably held; it’s the poses' part of … Continue reading We are More Important than the Asanas