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ROLF NAUJOKAT AND HIS TEACHING

Rolf Naujokat and His Teaching It is very hard to put your finger on exactly why Rolf Naujokat was such a great teacher. His teaching...
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Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Hatha Yoga Pradipika (Using the translation of the original text with the Jyotsna commentary of Brahmananda from Sanskrit in English by Srinivasa Iyangar/Tookaram Tatya (1893)....
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The Heart of Yoga, by TKV Desikachar

A Summary of The Heart of Yoga, by TKV Desikachar The first section of The Heart of Yoga details a short biography of TKV Desikachar's...
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SHIVA SAMHITA

Shiva Samhita A Short Commentary On Some Of The Most Important Quotes *As always, this is my own choice of what stuck out to me...
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Remembering Nancy Gilgoff

Reflections on Nancy Gilgoff's Teaching "As a teacher give freely, don't hold back." From her website: Nancy Gilgoff began practicing Ashtanga Yoga in 1973 with...
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Krishnamacharya’s Yoga Makaranda

The Yoga Makaranda - Key Quotes From Krishnamacharya's Seminal Book On Yoga Asana First published in 1934 in the Kannada language, The Yoga Makaranda is...
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Short Ashtanga Practices

Short Ashtanga Practices Firstly, we have to pay homage here to the orginator of this idea David Swenson. His Ashtanga short forms have been invaluable...
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An Outline Of Jason Birch And Mark Singleton’s Article On The Hathabhyasapaddhati

An Outline Of Jason Birch And Mark Singleton's Article On The Hathabhyasapaddhati A Background And Comparison Of The Text (see full article in PDF here)...
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Yoga as Physical Therapy

Yoga as Physical Therapy The roots of yoga have always been physical. With the upsurge of yoga as physical therapy, many say this is not...
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The Kleshas – A Story

The Kleshas - A Story Obstacles to Yoga - The 5 Essential Causes of Suffering Let me tell you a story: Once upon a time,...
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Graduation From The Original Jois Academy And Amping It Up

Ashtanga Certified Teacher David Williams was the first Western student to be an Ashtanga certified teacher from Jois yoga academy. He recalls a great ceremony...
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Ashtanga oil bath

The Ashtanga Oil Bath - by Marika Ohtani After Adam's last led class discussion there was a question about oil baths at the end of...
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