May 21, 2019
, Reveal Woman
There is a way of doing Asana without the slightest effort. Movement and alignment are like an expressive song that arises from the body. The freedom from tension in the upper body (the head, neck, arms, shoulders, and torso) that is produced by the acceptance and release into gravity through the lower part of the body: through grounding (legs, hips, knees, and feet) is the origin of lightness and presence. This expressive freedom is connected to the breath, like the waves to the ocean.
Yoga is not a restrictive alignment or control of the body. Yoga must bring freedom to the body-mind. Not the freedom of indulging but the freedom that comes from the internal balance of clear intention, right order, and listening with precise and...