Dans cette vidéo Agata va étape par étape à travers cette pose essentielle de la séquence debout Ashtanga.   This is a classic yoga pose which you will usually find in all ‘styles’ of hatha yoga; there are many variations on it but what we have come to appreciate at AYP is keeping a longer …

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Grateful Living

I often find myself noticing the things that I want or wish to change and not paying enough grateful attention to what I have.  I gather I’m not alone in that fairly common human condition.  On one level, it is these ‘wanting’ and ‘unsatisfactory-ness’ tendencies of the mind that foster creativity.  We ‘want’ to grow …

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Practice at Home!

I’m happy to share with you all this interview that I did for Yogin’it !   If you want to learn Ashtanga Yoga from the comfort of your own home, then you can follow a series of videos I made with .  In the videos, I talk through the entire primary series in an …

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Shalabhasana Legs

When we start the intermediate series of Ashtanga Yoga we notice that it can teach us a lot about the primary series that we thought we had ‘mastered’.  For example, Shalabhasana, the second pose of the intermediate series (not to mention a pose that is done much earlier in many other forms of yoga), teaches …

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The Seer According to Patanjali

Asmita is one of the Kleshas.  In Sutra 2.6 Patanjali describes what Ego is: “I-am-ness (asmita) is as it were the unification of the powers of the ‘Seer’ and ‘seeing’.”  In this video we also discuss the necessity of the ego for living in this world but remaining unattached to the identities of Asmita.