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DRISHTI: single point of focus

Drishti refers to gaze, or single point of focus. We talk about drishti a lot when we come to balancing postures but not often otherwise…even though it is so important and a very useful practice when working toward pratyahara (sensory withdrawal) and dharana (concentration), two of the Ashtanga 8-limbs. 483 more words

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Dharma Dog's Addiction

The grooves on the lid of the jar strain against the skin on my hand. Fucking – stupid – bloody – argh! – why do they make them so – fucking owwww! 485 more words

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Special 2-hour Sadhana at Yoga on Beacon

Special 2 Hour Easter Sunday Class!
Lia will offer 2 hours of yoga from 9-11am Sunday, April 20th. Enjoy this extra time as a gift from YoBe. 55 more words

Yoga

(Un)Graceful parenting

This Tuesday, I woke Hazel up for school and she was not in a good mood.  She said it was my fault that she was tired and grouchy and why do I always have to wake her up? 1,089 more words

Yoga

Week Five, Part 2: Meditation

So, we have covered pranayama. Pranayama brings our awareness inside, internalising it, and leading us to meditation. Meditation is the study of the mind, and the critical practice of yoga is illuminating the nature of the mind. 793 more words

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Yoga Practice Home: Ekagrata

There is a lot written about yoga practice, yoga philosophy and how important is that practice bring the changement in our life.
Ekagrata or one- pointed focus of our mind is important training of concentration leading eventually towards meditation. 131 more words

Yoga Musing

WHY SKIING AND YOGA ARE THE PERFECT MATCH a.k.a. THE BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR SKIING

At first glance, skiing* and yoga might seem pretty far removed. Though they do say that the opposites attract! It goes a lot deeper than that and, when you start comparing the two more closely, many similarities become obvious as well as the many ways in which they complement each other. 244 more words

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