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The Balance of Ego and Humility

The Balance of Ego and Humility

Yoga is a balancing act:  the balance of sukha (ease) and sthira (work), the balance of practice and application, and the balance of ego and humility. Considering ego and humility as energies, can help put this challenge into perspective.  Neither is good or bad, they are simply necessary expressions of Prana or life. When the […]

#PowerPose 41 – Pārśvottānāsana

#PowerPose 41 – Pārśvottānāsana

Too often ego takes over our yoga practice, we go further in a pose that we need to, we push despite injury, we compare ourselves to the yogi next to us, or we forget what really matters.  Reality is clouded by the filter of ego.  This is why we hear so many yoga teachers saying, […]