Our weekend workshop started with the basic alignment of yoga asanas. Our lovely students got an introduction into key alignment points of standing postures, supine twists, inversions as well as of backbends. It was fun exploring all the techniques Namito learned from his Master himself. But personally, to me the most interesting part just came at the end, when we started the talk about the philosophy of yoga.
Athayoganushasam- Sutra No.1. of Patanjali
Now begins the discipline of yoga. It means, when you become thirsty to know yourself, then the journey of yoga begins. Now you want to know yourself directly. Not by a book. Not by a teacher. But you want to explore it by yourself. This is an inner thirst and therefore the discipline comes from inside. If you want to learn about yourself, you choose to step into that game. Then automatically the discipline comes. Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in :)