The practice of yoga is ongoing and it has the potential to permeate every aspect of one’s life, both internal and external. Yoga is a mind-set that can inform all of our relationships; to our peers, to our environment and to ones self. It can infuse and inform each and every waking breath.
Inherent in this process is the expansion of awareness. The practitioner moves from a more contracted sense of identity into a more universal understanding. That process is called yoga, the union of individuality with universality.
Throughout the ages yogic masters have utilized different methods to explore the nature of this union. They drew upon different philosophies, meditations, devotional practices, rituals and physical exercises to reveal that spiritual identity.
The training begins with an appreciation of this perspective and from there teaches students various methods of practice and realization. I think this is one of the major distinguishing points of our training. The methods are there to support the greater process of discovery. It is akin to putting the horse in front of the cart.