AUSTIN IYENGAR YOGA at CLEAR SPRING STUDIO
THANKSGIVING: NO CLASS THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22 (THANKSGIVING PROPER)
All other classes (on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving Holiday weekend) will happen as scheduled.
CHRISTMAS: TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Again, title is self explanatory. Asana work to open, strengthen, balance, and soften the movement of the hips in asana practice.
Here will be a second class in what may be a series on the Nervous System. Physical awareness, breath awareness, thought awareness, all operate through the nervous system. We will look at the body using one or another capacity of the nervous system to observe or interact with other capacities of the nervous system — observing how senses, thought, and breath each influence the movement of muscles, and the way we move our bodies influences the senses, thoughts, and breath. We will observe how our practice can lead toward or away from Patanjali’s goal of a still mind, or citta vrtti nirodha,