Posts made in February, 2011


Yoga Citta Vrtti Nirodha


Posted By on Feb 3, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 5 comments

The second of the yoga sutras, 1.2, translates to “yoga is the effort towards steadying the waves of the mind”.  I guess I should say, this is the translation I like best.  Again, there are many interpretations of these simple words but I like this one because of the word effort.  The practice of yoga doesn’t mean you have steadied the mind but that you are at least trying. Making an Effort There is so much good to...

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How often does one see 2 of their best friends arm wrestling?? Now really.  Tulum is a magical place where the strangest things occur.  The retreats went so beautifully I want to give them more time so I will skip over our 2 weeks in Tulum and continue on with our travels around Mexico.  Suffice it to say our time at Maya Tulum will fill many an entry. Back on the Road We left Maya Tulum grudgingly.  Our good friend Rodolfo, the...

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After month of lotus (did your knees survive?) and the month before on wheel (how’s your lower back holding up?) I wanted to shift the focus: a standing posture, something that would allow us to work on length and extension, something a little more clean and straightforward. Twisting Triangle (parivritta trikonasana) is the first twist we encounter in the standing sequence in astanga. It requires length in the back of the body, a...

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