Sweet beloveds, I am so happy we are here together today. This episode is all about dropping deeper into your own practice. As I mentioned in episode 146 of Samadhi Rush, this is my season for practice (abhyasa, in yoga-talk), and here I talk about ways to create space for deepening your own practice. I am so glad you are here.
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My prescription for finding the subtle in your yoga practice feels like a spiral, but I will list it out for clarity:
- Create an intention & write it down.
- Commit to daily practice.
- Follow your fascination.
- Practice yoga in ACTION through the yoga of relationship and self-study.
- Study the texts.
- Hold on to let go. Yoga Sutra 1.12.
Other posts, episodes and books that might be useful:
- Yoga Sutra 1.33: 51, 53, 55, 86, Seeing Yourself in Others, Objectivity-Compassion-Equanimity as Acts of Self-Love.
- Original Yoga by Richard Rosen.
- Metta Meditation// Lovingkindness
- Yoga Sutra 1.12: 126, Practice Makes Practice
I ADORE hearing from you all. Your stories of slow, subtle, RADICAL transformation are the nectar of the universe. Thank you.
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- Portland, Oregon friends, our yogi brother Ryan Hofrichter has co-created a weekly group called Befriending Belonging, which explores ease in relationship. Wednesdays at 7pm at Unfold Studios. Learn More.
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