Myths & metaphors behind the Warrior poses

July 21, 2018

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Class this week focused on myth and metaphor.  Many poses you've practiced in yoga are named after sages, animals and warriors.  Learning more about the history and symbolism behind the poses can infuse your practice with new inspiration.

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ACT GREAT

What is the key

To untie the knot of your mind's suffering?

What 

Is the esoteric secret

To slay the crazed one whom each of us

Did wed

And who can ruin

Our heart's and eye's exquisite tender

Landscape?

Hafiz has found

Two emerald words that

Restored

Me

That I now cling to as I would sacred

Tresses of my Beloved's 

Hair:

Act great.

My dear, always act great.

What is the key 

To untie the knot of the mind's suffering?

Benevolent thought, sound

And movement.

~ Hafiz

 

 

 Fall YOga Retreat 2014, Hidden Villa

Fall YOga Retreat 2014, Hidden Villa