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Sunday Yoga Blog Times: Now With Yoga Puzzle

I did not get it at first, What do you fill in the blank with?  The most intimate relationship you’ll ever have is with…  see here for answer.  Did you think the same thing?  What did you first think? Tell me, tell me!

In defense of wearing glasses (while practicing yoga). Great comments too.

What if you never improve?

Concerning Authorization (to teach Ashtanga that is)

You hold the flower by the stem, never the flower. Richard Freeman, king of metaphor, teaching in London, talking about “holding the pose”.

Have you read this book? She got one nice realization out of it in the last paragraph.

A good argument for practicing alone, at home.

Tim Miller answers questions about pranayama.

And now the yoga puzzle!

ACROSS
3 English name for chaturanga dandasana
7 Gathering for a few days with a teacher
8 Birth place of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
10 Most common looking point while doing asana
11 Yoga is a ___ practice
13 English name for one of the drishtis, or focus points
14 Sanskrit name for standing or equal balance
15 Wheels of energy within the body
16 Internal neuro-physical locks
18 Sanskrit word for winds, or internal flow of subtle currents of the body
19 One of the five most famous direct and long-term students of Krishnamahcarya
21 English name for the first word of the name of the Third Series of Ashtanga
22 The yoga of paying attention to which nostril is more active at all times
DOWN
1 Common modern term for linking poses together
2 First limb of yoga
4 Fourth limb of yoga
5 Sanskrit name of First Series of Ashtanga Yoga
6 Famous yoga teacher with big eye-brows
9 When single-minded concentration is steady and long we may be lucky and fall into
12 Patanjali said that asana should be… First word in English
15 one of the types of oils recommended for Ashtanga Yoga Saturday practice
17 basic tool for practicing asana
20 Indian spicy tea

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3 Responses to Sunday Yoga Blog Times: Now With Yoga Puzzle

  1. grimmly September 16, 2012 at 9:00 am #

    Love the crossword Claudia, think you should do a really tough, one and offer a prize. And thanks for the mention /link, hope to post day three of RF's workshop Tuesday/Wednesday

  2. ClaudiaYoga September 16, 2012 at 10:50 am #

    yes this was a bit simple, woke up Friday with the idea and did it in one go, if kind of flew out of me… but if it was taugher then yes a prize could be in order, good thinking G!<br /><br /><br />I keep thinking of all the metaphors from Richard… the other one that caught me off guard was that if you dont get in and out of the poses right you are hurting your body and it is like being in a

  3. Claudia September 23, 2013 at 3:35 am #

    Nice job…very informational thanks for sharing..