Tag Archives: Sharath

YOGA: ADJUSTMENTS NOT OR ADJUSTMENTS YES?

Adjustments not, adjustments yes… a never ending discussion in the Ashtanga Yoga world and beyond! In my years of practice with different teachers I’ve been to both extremes… rarely in the middle way (at least what I consider the middle … Continue reading

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MIRACLES A CASTOR OIL BATH CAN MAKE TO YOU

If you knew that a castor oil bath releases all sorts of tensions in your body, relaxes the muscles and mind, works in disgregating scar tissue, helps in recovering from body pains, cools you down, makes you more flexible and … Continue reading

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5 REASONS WHY I’M MISSING PRACTISING IN MYSORE SO MUCH

3 weeks back home and… already missing my practice at K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute so much!    Why? 1/ the deep reverence for the practise: a symbol of it to me is the little foyer where you sit … Continue reading

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UTPLUTHIH and THE POWER OF BEING INTENSE

Sunday, August 19th Alarm, 2.30 am 6 hours sleep Primary led class, 4.15 am … and the challenge to sustain Utpluthih for the loooooooooooong 10 counts made by Sharath!   It’s now exactly one month I’ve been practicing at K. … Continue reading

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THE 3D OF ASHTANGA YOGA: DEDICATION, DETERMINATION & DEVOTION

However comes to Mysore to practice Ashtanga Yoga in the tradition of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois gets rather quickly accustomed to the ‘3D of Yoga’ to which Sharath, in the first instance, and Lakshmish (shala sanskrit teacher), as a consequence, … Continue reading

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K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute: can it still store surprises?

This is my third time at KPJAYI, the cradle of Ashtanga yoga, in Mysore over the last one and a half year. Not that I thought I had seen everything, but for sure I was not expecting what happened this … Continue reading

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