Confronting the farce of conscious consumerism, this week’s dharma talk became a journey into stark reality. As an Ashtanga Yoga teacher, I grappled with the hypocrisy of our consumption patterns. From the Washington Post’s strike to Kristen Krash’s radical shift in Ecuador, these contrasting scenarios reveal the deep chasm between minor lifestyle changes and true liberation from consumerism. Acknowledging Carl Jung’s wisdom, we explore the unavoidable pain inherent in our societal system. This article delves into making conscious, albeit limited, choices while fostering compassion for our constraints. It’s a candid exploration of the struggle to find balance in an imperfect world
In times of crisis, the practice of Pratyahara can help us navigate the overwhelming influx of information and emotions. It’s not about tuning out the world, but rather pausing and gathering ourselves to respond with clarity and compassion. Discover how this ancient yogic practice promotes self-awareness and supports those who are suffering.
Learn about the importance of Pratyahara in Ashtanga yoga. Discover techniques to develop concentration and focus, including breath control and visualization.
Discover the power of mirrors in our self-image and how they can reflect our beliefs. Learn how yoga can help peel back these layers of perception.
Discover effective ways to banish stubborn odors from your yoga clothes. From prevention to vinegar soaks, we’ve got you covered. Say goodbye to post-yoga funk!