There is much talk of fire in most Yoga texts and teachings. Fire is one of the 5 elements, the others being Air, Water, Earth and Ether/Space. Fire is felt to transform matter from one state to another. Its sinuous flames remind us nearly of liquid, so despite its “hot” quality, it is also intimately
I have now fixed a time for a new group yoga class in Altea. Thursday mornings from 10AM. The address: 2, C/Vora la Via, 2ºk. It is very near the Post Office of Altea. Individual classes: €7 per student, 10 classes prepaid: €65,(IVA included.) See you there!?
In Yoga sutra 1.20, Patanjali describes the characteristics of the yogi. The main requirement is faith. Faith in the path, faith in Ishvara. Sometimes, oftentimes, we walk the path without knowing whence it leads. Faith is what keeps us on the path regardless.
Yoga is an experiential science. There are plenty of books about yogic techniques, but it can only be learned and internalized by practice. Whenever I give a class, I try to reach that moment of expansive stillness that offers us a glimpse of the eternal. I usually do a savasana mid-class, then sing or chant
This Wednesday, we are starting a new beginner’s hathayoga class at Prana in Benidorm. We will meet once per week, from 09:00-09:45. The class is full already, but keep it in mind for mid-May if you feel like dipping a toe in the water… Empezamos una nueva clase de hathayoga a partir de éste miércoles.
May peace reign in the world. Amma is embracing the faithful in Barcelona today…I didn’t make the journey and perhaps don’t quite regret it. But, there is a bit of longing there….Listen to Sheila Chandra chant a shanti mantra, to assuage all sadness and bring peace to the planet.
Hey! Eco Altea was fine, although I was nursing a head cold. I offered two yoga classes on Sunday afternoon, both well-attended. Hola! Eco Altea fue un éxito no obstante el resfriado que me agarró por la nariz! Dirigí dos clases de yoga el domingo por la tarde, ambas bien llenitas.
Una parte fundamental de la filósofia del yoga que yo conozco es la existencia de Isvara, ó sea, La Conciencia Universal Pura. Cuando limpiamos la mente, limpiamos el aparato con lo que nuestra conciencia personal pura, purusha, percibe el mundo . Central a nuestra teoría es la idea que cada ser humano lleva dentro de