Practice vs. Performance On and Off the Yoga Mat

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I came across a beautiful blog today on Everyday Yogini.  Nona writes about “staying on your mat.”  Like Nona, I’ve sometimes let my mind wander to what other students are doing, how they are doing in comparison to myself.  I think we’ve all probably stepped uninvited onto the yoga mats of others.  Perhaps it’s our competitive nature, or a learned …

Consistent Yoga Practice: Flavor for Life

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I used to think yoga was stretching.  But I also used to think mayonnaise was animal fat in a jar.  I had much to learn. Merriam-Webster defines Yoga with a capitol Y as “a Hindu theistic philosophy teaching the suppression of all activity of body, mind, and will in order that the self may realize its distinction from them and …