Adam’s Musings

Adam Keen talking to yoga student

The Yoga Teacher-Student Relationship

Is it really such a big deal, after all? Can’t we be adults about it like any normal relationship, apply our regular ‘boundaries’ and operate accordingly? The yoga teacher-student relationship can be tricky to balance. Well, the problem with this is that it’s not a normal relationship. Instead, it is one we are most unprepared …

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Whos’ the Darth Vadar in the room?

We have all been in a class where one person is offering a reasonable challenge to our citta Vritti, mind control, through effort in a style of breathing that seems to dominate the whole room. Indeed, I have to hold my hand up and say that this person was also me (albeit in my earlier days); my wife even refused to practice in the same room as me my breathing was so distracting.

What is Hatha Yoga?

The term ‘hatha’ is quite widely and generally translated as relating to the intention in balancing sun-moon (ha-tha), representative of the same effort directed towards the opposing energies of active and passive as are found within our own bodies.

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