The experience of Stillness

Each thought uses energy. It is said that 70 percent of the thoughts that we have during the day are about things that we cannot control or change. It is…

Abhyasa and Vairagya

Freedom without discipline is no freedom at all because the mind pulls us in a thousand directions. Without an anchor, the mind wanders. A human being has an average of…

Attention and Awareness

The act of attention involves bringing together the energetic resources of the mind all to a single point (ekagrata) so that there is attention towards one particular thing. There is…

Basic anatomical words used in class (part 1)

Guruji B.K.S. Iyengar was creative when it came to using the anatomical words. Yet his creativity was only to bring more precision in his teaching. He would take one single…

Sequence for the health of the respiratory system

We are proposing here a sequence that is directed towards maintaining a healthy respiratory system, which in turn provides a healthy circulatory, nervous, digestive, lymphatic and immune systems. However, it…