true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character .

It is important that we stay with the true meaning of any practice that we pursue. We are individually responsible for researching and studying, coming to our understanding of the practice. This is true with any group that we associate with. In my religion I have studied several different denominations, I discovered that they all have their own spin on beliefs, books, life styles, traditions, and laws. I choose to remain plain ole Christian. I attend a variety of different services, I still am discovering my path and I remain faithful to my roots in Christianity.

When we choose a style of yoga, we are responsible to research it’s history. What’s the foundation built on? If you choose a type of yoga named after it’s founder, what were the founder’s motives? What was wrong in the founders opinion with the traditional style of yoga? Is it the ego that is leading the program? or is it a true deep appreciation of the nature of yoga that is leading the founder? Most of the time the schools are so big that you will never be able to ask these questions of the teacher. Does this type of school or style of yoga lead to a break down of a tradition that is older and more deeply rooted than these schools? Have we lost touch of what yoga is about?

Several types of media are revealing a nasty side of yoga. That’s great because it should keep us in check with our true intentions when we practice yoga. We all need to stop and evaluate our practice, be true to the traditions, styles and it’s beautiful history. Other wise we have taken a practice and put our western spin, demoralized the traditions, and spit it out making it Americanized. Yoga is not mine or yours to manipulate into your own ego fed style.

Strive to be authentic in your words, thoughts and deeds.


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