10,000 Vinyasas

Random Thoughts About Yoga…

by on May.14, 2011, under Uncategorized

I love Primary Series, because afterwards, I feel great for the rest of the day, and it feels like my body was meant to be this free, open and flexible.

Yoga is one of the disciplines that is most unforgiving of excuses for age: I have seen way too many older people doing amazing and inspiring yoga to let anybody off because of their age.

“Yoga is like brushing your teeth. You have to do it every day.”—David Swenson.

The good feelings you get after yoga practice are addicting, in a good way. You tend to seek these out as you practice yoga more and more. This, in my opinion, is the reason yoga kind of takes over your life, after awhile. It is so much more than just exercise.

Yoga is a practice that causes you to question what you think is important, just because it changes you so much. Modern industrial civilization is, at heart, incompatible with yoga, or rather, the lessons that yoga teaches are opposed to industrial civilization, because industrial civilization depends on convincing you to want more, and yoga teaches you to be happy within yourself.

Yoga is a lifelong practice; to be successful, adopt a longterm attitude.

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