|Gregor and his wife Monica will be doing their yoga sadhana
(practice) in this natural beautiful setting
More translation from the YogaAsanaGalu (my capitals, it makes it easier to learn the name of the book), from Satya and Grimmly.
This chapter is a bit gross as it gets into the fine details of the kriyas or yoga purification practices. You may want to also read the comment from Grimmly where he recounts what his teacher said about them. Sharath is also usually reminding students that the Asthanga yoga practice is so strong that kriyas are only used when one is sick, otherwise the asana by itself takes care of the purification.
About that secret mystery Ashtanga Teacher: Peter Sanson who is visiting the West Coast these days. Shhh.
The yoga world was hit hard this week with bad news for the lineage of Krishnamacharya. The Master Teacher’s grand son, Kausthub Desikachar, had to step down from his position of leadership at the Indian institute after being accused of mental sexual and emotional abuse while imparting a course abroad.
INSPIRING VIDEO OF THE WEEK:
Lanka had this video on his post this week and for some reason I had lost it, great to find it again, what an inspiration to see the practitioner on the left going over primary in spite of having serious difficulties with his leg and in a beautiful and modified way. Talk about dedication, enjoy!
Morgan Lee has put out a description of her project of photographing Ashtanga Yoga rooms as she travels and turning it into a book. It’s in Kickstarter.
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