Ishvara Pranidhana: Surrender to God

In Yoga Sutra 1.23, Patanjali gives us another value to incorporate in our life as yogis. It is a practice called Ishvara Pranidhana. Ishvara I translated in so many ways: from “the Supreme”, to “Truth”, or “God”. Pranidhana means devotion or surrender. Surrender. What a scary word don’t you think? The word surrender always sits uncomfortably …

Love your Body, it is Your Temple. Yoga Sutra 2.16: Pain that Has Not yet Come is Avoidable

Love your Body, it is Your Temple.  This pose is a slightly modified version of Heron Pose or Krounchasana. In fact, the leg that is on the floor should be in Hero pose, put on the side. I normally practice the full pose, but as I told you a couple of days ago, my sciatic …