Yoga Lesson: Contentment

One of the five niyamas (internal observances) of Patanjali’s yoga sutras, contentment is considered an essential and fundamental yogic practice. Samtosha (contentment) can be practiced while holding yoga poses by letting go of the desire to attain the perfect looking pose, and to accept the experience of the pose as it is without wanting to change it.

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  1. Thank you. I recently learned about positive space and negative space within your poses but now I can associate this with the eight steps.

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