An Introduction to Yoga by Annie Besant

By Annie Besant

An summary of Yoga philosophy.

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The problem with our world is that it constantly bombards us with stressful situations. What’s more, our culture rewards those who take on the most stress. Who do you admire more—your colleagues who are always taking on projects and coming up with new ideas, working late every night, and helping everyone else who gets behind? Or the colleagues who relax at their desks talking on the phone, leave at five with overflowing in-boxes, and never seem in a hurry to get anything done? We want the overachievers on our team: the high-powered, assertive, I-can-doanything types.

This position is called child’s pose. 3. Stay in this last position for a few minutes. How was it? Did you stay focused on your body, your movements, how the pose felt? Are you still focused on your body? As you rest in this ending position, let your body feel the aftereffects of the cobra pose. What do you notice? How does your mind feel? At any point during the process, do all those clattering thoughts in the back of your mind recede? Do they stop clattering altogether? Maybe you got a little taste of flow during this exercise.

Instead of super highs and abysmal lows, you can enjoy a steady stream of energy, like an exhalation of air you control by the size of the opening of your lips and the force of your exhalation. With the regular practice of yoga, energy lows blend into energy highs, and the highs flow easily into the lows. Yoga helps you get in touch with and pay closer attention to these cycles as it softens the transitions between them, making you feel more even and balanced all day and all night. The Muscle and Bone Connection If we go skin deeper, we get to your bones and muscles.

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