Musings

August News

August News

I hope you are enjoying the beauty of summer and magic of nature in beautiful southern California.  I find it a useful practice to try to get to the beach and watch the sunset daily.  It gives me a chance to reflect on the day, on the wonder of this life and to fully...

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News and Updates 7.02.17

News and Updates 7.02.17

4th of July  Schedule Happy 4th of July!  There will be a Mysore-style class at YogaWorks as usual, but please note the time:  7.00am to 9.00am on Tuesday, July 4th. Guru Purnima The next moon day falls on Saturday, July 8th. The first full moon (purnima) of July...

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Sharath is on his way to LA

Sharath is on his way to LA

Sharath is on his way to LA from San Francisco after, by all accounts, a wonderful week there. He will commence teaching us at UCLA on Tuesday. I will not be at YogaWorks South Bay all week. I will either see you at UCLA with Sharath or next week Monday, May 22 back...

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An Interview with R. Sharath Jois

An Interview with R. Sharath Jois

This past season in Mysore Sharath granted an interview to Peg Mulqeen of Ashtanga Yoga Dispatch. The interview is in the form of a podcast:     It is well worth listening to, especially if you have never been to Mysore nor attended conference with Sharath....

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Pain on the Path of Practice

Pain on the Path of Practice

Sharath is fond of saying "no pain, no gain". It is obvious that since we are using our bodies, sometimes we will experience stiffness or pain and at some point probably injury. There is no need to fear it, but I notice many students so afraid of even minimal...

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Sharath is coming to LA: May 16 – 21

Sharath is coming to LA: May 16 – 21

Exciting news Sharath is coming to LA in May: PARAMAGURU SHARATH JOIS USA TOUR MAY 2017 Sharath will be touring the USA in May 2017 Stanford, LA and NYC. Stay tuned for registration information coming soon at sonima.com/sharath

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The Inspiration of Mysore

The Inspiration of Mysore

Paramparā, lineage, the direct transmission of knowledge from teacher to student: this is what draws me to this special little neighborhood called Gokulam in the city of Mysore, three hours from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka in south India. Yoga is a sadhana...

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