Though the world may be dark, we have each other, a love that is stronger and mightier that any virus. And in that love, we find a hope to light the way.
There is a coyote’s resilience inside each of us – a flexibility to be both social and solitary. So community is as important as solitude. And why a home practice is so vital. Because as a social species, it is learning to be alone that pose the bigger challenge.
As one fire burns through NSW, another spreads through the yoga world. The fire is cleansing. It clears the way. But winds make it dangerous. And Facebook is a very windy place.
It is not the politicians, priests, or gurus who lead us astray, but our impulse to follow and rely on them rather than do our own foraging within.
With elements of air and wind, fall is vāta season. It’s dry, windy, light, and constantly moving. But don’t get swept away! Instead, stay centered with these healing practices from Ayurveda.
He literally wrote the book on Yoga Anatomy, and why yogis dealing with an injury or pain often look to David Keil for answers. Instead he asks questions.
“Chanting has helped me become more comfortable with myself. And feeling the freedom to open up in a devotional sense, in an emotional sense. I think it’s really released a part of me that I kept tightly hidden – and I’ve become more comfortable with that. And that’s what we’re trying to do, become comfortable with ourselves, with who we are.” Meghan Powell, Ep 47
Imperfections are part of the process. It’s okay to struggle. Just as the lotus flower grows out of the muck, the same goes for us: no mud, no beauty.
The yoga world is ablaze as abuses of power come to light. It is a baptism of fire as old structures burn and we create new paradigms for the future.
Eddie Stern’s One Simple Thing brings together science and yoga to show how yoga works with the nervous system, improving our happiness & health.