Agni_god_of_fire

Being a student again

The roots of yoga can be traced back to the Vedic civilization, around 4000 B.C. The Vedics celebrated fire and the sun, and most Vedic hymns were dedicated to Agni, god of fire (above). Agni stambasana, or fire log pose, is a hip opening pose I’ve been doing daily. Artist unknown, 1830. On display in […]

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The first week back

I came back from London on Monday from 5 intense days of the first module of my yoga teacher training. I hate calling it a teacher training because I don’t think it adequately describes the reason why I’m taking it or all that I think I’ll get out of it. I was physically and mentally […]

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Discipline.

When we went around the room this morning for introductions, many (including myself) said discipline was one of the reasons why they were taking this course. I found it interesting, especially because I don’t really love discipline or authority (although I guess the two are separate from each other). Maybe we all need more discipline? […]

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