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Yoga Teacher Scandals

Yoga Teacher Scandals

I would love to say I was surprised when I heard of another yoga- sex scandal coming to light.  About a year ago John Friend, founder of a multi-million dollar yoga corporation called Anusara, was publicly outed for sexual misconduct with his students and withholding teachers’ pensions (among other accusations).  Then last week came accusations […]

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Brahmacarya: Moderation

Brahmacarya: Moderation

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Asteya: Non-Stealing

Asteya: Non-Stealing

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Satya: Speaking Truth

Satya: Speaking Truth

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Ahimsa: the First Yama

Ahimsa: the First Yama

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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