We believe that change and growth come from both the desire and acceptance of one's highest nature or truest self. At Inner Luminate Yoga, we are committed to offering our students authentic moments to enable them to connect both with themselves and one another in mind, body, and spirit.
How I Accidentally Moved to Costa Rica: A Three part meditation rooted in desire
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How one navigates transitions is key to not only Ayurveda (the sister science to yoga) but in the context of a living a full life. Summer is time of high activity and inner fire and we seek to balance that by honor coolness and steadfastness.
It is towards the close of practice when I transition out of a hip stretch I have been holding for 2 min. I plant my palms step back into down dog and ahhh…My right hip feels open, supple, and strong. Immediately I go to transition to my left. Thinking my right feels so good my left needs to feel like this.
Ordinarily, when we undertake something, it is only natural to expect a desirable outcome for our efforts. We want to see results, even if it is only a pleasant feeling. The sole exception I can think of is meditation.
If you have a yoga practice that is older than the smart phone, you might remember a time when cultivating a home practice did not involve a camera, and self-timer.
Bhavana is a Pali/Sanskrit word (bhāvana) that means 'development' or 'cultivating' or 'producing'. This is one of the many Sanskrit words I’ve recently used as a topic for a yin class and a point of svadyaya or self-study in my personal practice.