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I remember the overall structure of the four chapters of the yoga sutras being described to me as a horse riding metaphor. The second chapter is for learning how to ride a horse and the first, third and fourth are about what to do when you are up on the horse.
November series of four yoga classes.
Tuesday evenings at Greystones tennis club at 7.15pm from 8th to the 28th November.
Wednesday mornings online at 9.30am from 9th to the 29th November.
Classes suitable for beginners and more experienced practictioners.
The theme for the four weeks are the kleshas
The definition of yoga according to the yoga sutras of patanjali is
YS1.2 yoga città vritti nirodha. Yoga is a state of mind that is completely still.
This is hard to achieve unless you become familiar with the fundamental forces that disturb the mind whose natural inclination is to be still and luminous. These forces are the physiological mechanisms underlying the movements of the mind which we are attempting to still.
Yoga is a state of mind and any practice or activity which allows our minds to become more light, spacious and stable, with less agitation and heaviness is an effective yoga practice.
Monday evenings and Tuesday mornings from February 7th to February 28th.
Your first visit will focus on your own condition, your state of health and wellbeing, and what you would like to achieve, realistically, from yoga therapy. This first and free consultation will last from 30 minutes to an hour and will assess your physical capabilities and health in relation to yoga practise.
Yoga is a state of mind and any practice or activity which allows our minds to become more light, spacious and stable, with less agitation and heaviness is an effective yoga practice. This retreat will be on Saturday 27th February from 10am until 1pm.
These classes will focus on Patanjalis yoga sutras which talk about asana. The definition of effective yoga is “sthira sukha asanam”, firmness and ease within a posture. January 4th to January 26th.
Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings.