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10 03, 2016

Goodness in Gravity

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Sthira Sukham Asanam (YS II.46) The connection to the earth should be steady and joyful. All of life is dependent on relationship. The earth's pull towards the sun has enabled animate life to thrive for millions of years, giving us day and night, the atmosphere, flora and fauna, all created out of the distinct nature

7 07, 2014

Convergence

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YS II.46 stira sukam asanam the connection with the earth should be steady and joyful YS II.47 prayatna shaithilya ananta samapattibhyam the means of perfecting the connection (posture/seat) is that of relaxing or loosening of effort and allowing attention to merge with endlessness, or the infinite YS II.48 tatah dvandva anabhighata from the attainment of

29 04, 2013

From the ground up

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P YS ii.46 Sthira Sukham Asanam The connection with the earth should be steady and joyful. When building a structure, most experts would agree that a strong foundation is paramount. From this perspective, the architecture of a human form is no different than a traditional building. Allowing the feet to find the earth by surrendering

12 02, 2012

Present and Embodied

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Daily life in a big city can sometimes feel somewhere between a race, a juggling act and balancing on a high wire. The cacophony of sounds, smells, and visual stimulation can mean that the moment the mind kicks into gear, the body does its best to keep up, and this doesn't allow for time to

31 01, 2012

Jivamukti Yoga Focus of the Month: February: Comfort in the City

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Sthira sukham asanam PYS II.46 The connection to the Earth should be steady and joyful Connection implies a relationship; Earth includes all of manifestation-all other beings and things; steady means consistent; and where there is joy there is a feeling of ease and comfort. Most people aren't comfortable in their bodies, with their feelings, in