Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes 2

Hello, fellow yogis engaged in self-study! This week my notes are about the first 4 chapters of Living Your Yoga by Judith Lasater. Spiritual Seeking Whether we seek something called spirituality, holiness, or enlightenment, the route to it is through our humanness, complete with our strengths and our weaknesses, our successes and our failures…. To… Read More Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes 2

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes 1

Welcome to the yoga bookclub hosted by Community Yoga in Indiana! Living Your Yoga – Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life by Judith Lasater (Berkley, CA: Rodmell Press, 2000) For more information on Judith Lasater herself and quick background, look up her website: http://www.judithhansonlasater.com/ [The notes relate to the first edition. I recently got the… Read More Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes 1

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Patanjali 101, Week 3 Notes – Death

My favorite moment this week involved, Judith Lasater’s discussion of corpse pose, Savasana. Death. “By admitting death, Savasana teaches us how to live,” paraphrasing Lasater. She spoke about fully investing in our breath, intentions and movement as we practice asana so that we can let go during Savasana without restlessness.  Most poignantly for me, she… Read More Wobblyogi Wednesday – Patanjali 101, Week 3 Notes – Death

Wobblyogi Wednesday – ‘Nirodhah’ Finding Resolution

“In yoga, philosophy, and practice are married,” says, Judith Hanson Lasater in the first Q&A section of her (and her daughter’s) course, Patanjali 101. Further on, she explains that to understand Patanjali intuitively we have to feel moments of self-doubt, to feel how our memory pulls us away from the mat, to feel how our… Read More Wobblyogi Wednesday – ‘Nirodhah’ Finding Resolution