The Restraint of the Modifications of the Mind Stuff is Yoga Here’s where the language of the sutras can lose you. “Modifications of the Mind Stuff”? What the heck is that? And jumping ahead to peek at upcoming sutras, I can see it doesn’t get much better. A reference book comes in handy*, and also…
The First Yoga Sutra
Now, Yoga. Not later, not soon – now. The study of yoga requires that we pull ourselves out of the swamp of the past, that we set aside worrying about the future. It insists upon – and is also the pathway towards – clarity of mind and focus of attention on the present moment. Now….
Life. And Death. And Yoga.
The arc of a yoga practice is like the progression of a day, or of a lifetime. I feel this in my practice this morning. With opportunities to stretch and explore, to test your strength, to blunder and try again. To search for balance, and to surrender notions of control. Releasing through breath and movement…
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