Jay Fields, in justga
The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.
Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked.
Yoga involves a lot more than just striking poses. Traditional yoga has eight parts (angas or limbs). There are four practices and four experiences for which one should strive.
There are many different schools of yoga and also several different aspects, including postures , breathing exercises and meditation ....yoga can practiced by people of all shapes and sizes.
Yoga, ancient and perfect science, deals with evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to self-realization. Yoga means union – the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul.
Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.
When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.
Chanting is one of the most traditional and first Yoga practices. It helps to open the throat area and is a great way to learn some Sanskrit and the Yoga Sutra.patañjali
Asanas bring perfection in body, beauty in form, grace, strength, compactness, and the hardness and brilliance of a diamond.patañjali
The Yoga of action, leading to union with the soul is fiery aspiration, spiritual reading and devotion to Ishvara.patañjali
Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.
Yoga is like an ocean of wisdom, but we have to go inside to see the beauty of it. An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of theory.
Practising yoga during the day is a matter of keeping your eyes on the road and one ear turned toward the infinite. It’s about listening inwardly as often as you can for your deepest impulses about what to say, think, or do, or be.
The pose begins when you want to leave it.
Asanas attune the body to meditation, just as guitar is tuned before a performance.
The feeling in the spiritual heart must be, “I am not separate from asana, asana is not separate from me, I am asana and asana is me.
Sun salutations can energise and warm you, even on the darkest, coldest winter day.