By cultivating Santosha we learn to remain balanced in the midst of all our challenges, never getting too low when things don't go as planned or too elated when things go well.
"Acknowledging abundance (Aparigraha), we recognize the blessing in everything and gain insights into the purpose of our worldly existence."
Yoga Sutra 11.38 Devoted to living a balanced and moderate life (Brahmacharya), the scope of one's life force becomes boundless.
Kapota Mudra, Gesture of the Dove, for Cultivating Non-Violence. Ahimsa, which means "non-Violence," is the foundation of the five Yamas, the universal ethical values of yoga. The practice of Ahimsa encompasses all levels of our being, beginning with our own bodies by adopting a healthy diet and life-style, along with adequate rest and stress management. … Continue reading Vow of Peace
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step," Chinese sage Lau tzu. "A single step into yoga class begins a transformative journey into the vast world which unites body, mind, and spirit," Naschala Joy Devi.