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THE BRAVE HEART OF A YOGI

There may be nothing more heartrending than the sound of a suffering animal. It is the raw expression of pain that cracks empathy right...

DAILY DISCIPLINE

Ashtanga Yoga is a daily discipline. Once you begin the Intermediate Series, it becomes strikingly apparent that this practice is not a hobby—it is...

How to do Urdhva Mukha Paschimattanasana—Upward-Facing Intense Stretch

Urdhva Mukha Paschimattanasana is the upward-facing version of the forward bend known as Paschimattanasana (Deep Forward Fold). This floating forward bend embodies the stillness...

How to do BHEKASANA—Frog Pose

Start off in Adho Mukha Svanasana. Exhale as you lower into Chaturanga Dandasana and hold yourself here, engaging your core muscles while firming your...

BURNING THROUGH OBSTACLES

The samskaras are habit patterns of the mind that have been practiced and repeated so often that they run on autopilot, unconsciously generating the...