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The 5 W’s of Ashtanga YOga

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Who can practice? Anyone can practice.  AYW makes efforts to make the Ashtanga Yoga practice accessible to all interested students.  We will use skillfull means to tailor the practice to the individual needs and aspirations of each practitioner.  We will offer an informed opinion about the best way of using the techniques of Ashtanga Yoga […]

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Karma and the hope of freedom

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  The traditional notion of Yoga as liberation can hardly be understood without its counterpart of karma. Karma is the mechanism that keeps an individual consciousness at the core of the human personality bound to the conditioned cycle of existence called samsāra. Samsāra is the provisional reality that we navigate in the course of daily life. […]