What Yoga Really Is
Three books every yogi must read
I’ve learned that everything I do is yoga if it’s a practice of presence, from sipping coffee to having difficult conversations.
There is an opportunity for yoga practice in every moment. There is an opportunity to get present through the breath in every moment. There is an opportunity to observe what arises, without reacting, in every moment.
Craft's Top 6 Seattle Yoga Picks
These are enlightening books that seemingly have nothing to do with yoga. And yet, they have *everything* to do with yoga.
Yoga is a practice of seeing the world through a liberating and expansive lens. The Craft adopts a yogic philosophy that is reinforced by—and in alignment with—science, nature, and poetry.
An Unexpected Surprise
The Craft of Teaching Yoga believes in abundance. Every teacher training program, we pull together guest instructors from throughout Seattle, and we take yoga field trips to learn and grow from Seattle’s most talented yoga instructors.
A Sacred PAUSE
Although I would consider myself very rational and spiritual, until fairly recently (last few years) I was more invested in the physical benefits of yoga. This course has absolutely opened my eyes that while the physical part can have great benefits to the emotional and mental self, it is really rooted in a belief system.
The Consequences of Projection
There is a sacred :: S P A C E :: between what happens to us, and how we respond.
Have you ever received a hurtful text or email, only to respond with anger and frustration?
Have you ever had someone accuse you of being something you’re not?
One of the most profound teachings of yoga is not about what we see, but rather, *how* we see. What we look for, we WILL see, 100% of the time.
I L L U S I O N Is the shadow of the third-eye chakra, ajna. It happens when we fixate our perception on how we want things to be, rather than how they are in the present moment. We hold on tightly to how things “should” be and resist what actually *is.*