I am quite intrigued by left and right brain activities at the moment. This one is so cool.
For women, it also works wonders with the hormonal and libidal surges associated with menstruation.
‘The Message of Yoga’
Yoga Magazine, May 1997.
The idea of menstruation and inversions being a “big thing” came as a surprise to me during our TTC in 2006.
“Students, teachers and the promoters of yoga are responsible for a gross oversimplification; where yoga is seen as exercise or as a substitute to it.
which does justice to neither.”
This is one of the aims of yoga and one of the first goals for a newby yogi- Health. You could be Richard Branson, Swami such and such, Husain Bolt or on your computer at work- health would be a bonus and the lack of it would hold you back.
Its been ten years and I’ve had cause to define and re-define my definition of yoga many times. I’ve read a few books, many articles, attended talks and studied with some fabulous yoga teachers; this is my fourth year teaching yoga and I’ve realised that the philosophy is great but it amounts to very little if you don’t practice for yourself. The understanding that you get from practice and then committing to practice, day-in and day-out, is different from the understanding you have from reading.