As I lay in Savasana the other day, a Pema Chodron teaching I heard over three years ago flitted into my mind and I was reminded of the most important skill yoga has taught me: How to love myself.
People in practically every culture on the planet turn to religion and other schools of thought to understand the unanswerable questions of life. At best, religion is enlightening and reassuring, but at its worst it causes fear and separation between those who believe we are different from one another.
Christianity emphasizes that we are born sinners. That God made a mistake in creation.
Does your practice make you feel more connected to yourself, the people you love (and don’t love), and the world around you?Does your yoga help you make better decisions for yourself and for the benefit of others?
We start practicing yoga for many different reasons… we want to feel better, look better, or maybe just to see what everybody is raving about!
By popular demand!Most of you know me as yoga teacher and artist, but my secret side job is poop advisor. So I’m coming out the closet, er bathroom, to share this information that I’ve learned through trial and error over 10+ years.
Finding your dharma is indeed a righteous path, but there is no One Way. Each individual’s dharma is unique.