Indian Yoga vs. Russian or Irish Yoga. [Photos]



Want to do some of the more advanced yogic asanas? It’ll take years, even decades of ardent practice, careful breath-work, a mind synchronized not only with the body’s movements but with the present moment, in all its ineffable glory.

Or, you can drink an awful lot:

Here’s a link if you can’t quite read the above.

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editorial dept elephant journal Mar 18, 2009 3:58pm

Chris Kilham at 5:05am March 18
Siddhasana is sufficient. No need to go for the sailor's knot. No place like OM.

editorial dept elephant journal Mar 18, 2009 3:25am

Ayanna Matlock at 8:10pm March 17
i'm not ready.

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