We’re all so busy these days.
Finding a quiet place to practice breathing and looking inward for even a few minutes can add hours of energy for other activities.
Read how Michael does this.
Yoga must have been very different back in the day. Imagine if you had joined a yoga school in India around the time of Patanjali. You would have left all of your earthly belongings to study yoga. A portion of your daily practice, aside from learning Sanskrit, doing asana, practicing devotion to your teachers, writing japas and cleaning the temple, would be a regular practice of pranayama in preparation for meditation.
Fast forward to 2014. There is no temple. There is no renunciation. You have bills and if you are lucky you have a job. To top it off, yoga is becoming now a fad with “rock star” teachers being paraded around in a glass box in Manhattan slinging hotel chains. Had enough? Perhaps you can reclaim some elements of the past by finding a quiet place to do 10 to 15 minutes of pranayama.
Pranayama is an extremely subtle…
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