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B.1.2. Individuality + The Pose is Not the Goal

MODULE 1 – The Uplifted Body – 16m

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  • B.1.3 The Big Picture

    Sutra 2.1 Tapah Svadhyaya Ishvara Pranidhana Kriya Yogah
    Yoga is the balance of discipline and surrender through the study of the self

    Covered in 1.3
    - Our aim is to balance effort/muscular energy (tapah) and softening/surrender (ishvara pranidhana)
    - This tight rope walk is navigated thro...

  • B.1.4 Yoga is a Sweet, Steady Seat

    Sutra 2.46 Sthira Sukham Asanam
    Translation: Yoga is a comfortable steady seat

    Covered in 1.4:

    -One of the very few sutras that deals directly with how asana should be performed
    -“Asanam” defined as how do you “sit” in relationship to the postures (and everything else in your life)
    -We’...

  • B.1.5 Troubleshooting Vinyasa

    Covered in 1.5:
    -Why perform yoga asana? Where do these poses come from?
    -Why too many vinyasa “flows” can be dangerous for students
    -How flexibility is often overly emphasized is modern yoga
    -We live in a world where more is always better, but this is not always the case in our asana practic...