What is Yoga?

 

Yoga is...

...a Union, a Practice, Devotion to Self, Faith (in self) not a faith, patience, stillness within, silence within, listening to yourself, life, love.

 

Yoga is...

...Meditation, Pranayama (movement of the breath), Asana (physical postures), Self-inquiry, Union of mind body and spirit or energy or soul.  

 

Yoga is...

 

...the flexibility of the mind and not the body, being open to change that opens you, new beginnings, not about age, race, gender, religion, size, culture, background or heritage, about you as you are.

 

Yoga is...

...love and light, struggle and darkness, breaking through, a journey, a lifestyle, living the best life for you, a coming home.

 

Yoga is...

...sacred, om, cessation of the mind, being present, non-judgemental, revealing, vulnerable, letting go, everything and nothing, health, alignment, a mirror.

 

Yoga is...

...being still with what is, letting things pass through, shedding the layers, the essence, a smile that melts the body, the warmth of the sun on the inside, glowing and radiating light.

 

Yoga is...

...trusting the present moment, about trusting yourself, believing in possibilities, a journey that shows you yourself, yoga is being okay with who and where you are.

 

Yoga is...

...accepting yourself, finding a way to love yourself as is, honoring yourself in the here and now, service of self and therefore others

 

Yoga is an experience on must try for themselves, the definitions are as endless as the numbers of people who have tried yoga.  Give it a go and let yoga be what it is for you!!