Posts made in March, 2009

The pose, or, more accurately, the focus, of the month is the Primary Series of Astanga yoga. There are four series in Astanga yoga, Primary, Secondary, Advanced A, and Advanced B. The Primary Series is called yoga chikitsa, or “yoga therapy.” It is designed to be the entry level and accessible for all. It is athletic, builds strength, flexibility, and stamina, and trains the mind and body to move with and listen to the breath. I...

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Life is Yoga: March 2009

Posted By on Mar 1, 2009 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 0 comments

March 2009 In yoga practice we are constantly told to pay attention. Pay attention to the breath. Pay attention to what is happening in your body. Pay attention to your locks and your drishti. Why pay attention? Paying attention is about being in the present moment. Isn’t it interesting that even when the present moment is quite pleasant—or at least harmless—we still tend to check out? Even in the best of circumstances, we go into the...

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