Svadhyaya | Self study

Intro & History

Our yoga practice has very little to do with the physical asana, more so to do with the information we gather about how we move through this world. In truth, we have been practicing this all along, with each journaling entry, each moment of internal investigation. This week as you pick up your pen to journal, notice how you are reacting on the mat.

alt • How does it feel to feel in or out of balance on the mat?

• When are you most at peace during the practice?

• When do you feel the least comfortable?

These insights are very valuable information, signs about how we experience life off of the mat. If we are holding our breath while balancing on one foot, it is very likely that we hold our breath while balancing at work, with our home life, etc. Allow the asanas to be your guides into self-study this week.

In Love & Light,
Emily Taylor

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