Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Satya and Compassion

Satya means “to speak the truth,” yet it is not always desirable to speak the truth come what may, for it could harm someone unnecessarily.  We have to consider what we say, how we say it, and in what way it could affect others.  If speaking the truth has negative consequences for another, then it …

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Becoming Aware of the Details that can Cause Injury in Yoga

A yoga teacher friend once warned me about using “tented fingers” in yoga.  She said the likelihood of injury when this position is repeated is very high.  Apparently, she learned at a conference that a common yoga injury is in the hands due to “tenting.”  I had never really thought about injuring my hands this way in …

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