The Yoga of Learning a Language – by Chris Courtney

Remember…

These same principles apply not just to yoga and learning a language, but to anything. The process of learning, regardless if it yoga, a language, playing guitar, or knitting, is fundamentally about making your world a little bigger and your mind a little sharper. It is no different than a child learning to walk. It requires effort, and stumbling is inevitable. But we learn from every trip and fall. And regardless of our age, we know that this learning never ends. There is no real mastery, perfection does not exist. But true growth comes through the effort and the ability to make yourself vulnerable to the embarrassment of making mistakes, and to your teachers.

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An Open Letter to the Yoga Alliance – Chris Courtney

My friend Chris Courtney makes some great points in his Elephant Journal article: An Open Letter to the Yoga Alliance. I finally registered with Yoga Alliance because I needed to be an RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) in order to get certain jobs. And, in reality, I am an ERYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), I just haven’t […]

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What is your favorite form of meditation?

My favorite form of meditation is bicycling. I call it moving meditation. I feel so incredibly free on a bicycle! I let my mind travel with my body—it’s like floating.

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