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Learning from zero

Return to Zero

Two years ago, I attended a program on leadership. One of the highlights was about how we can block ourselves from continuing to improve due to our upsizing ego as we progress.  Throughout the session,… Read More »Return to Zero

Private Class at The Mysore Haus

3 Gold Nuggets

Collected from my daily practice…~ Shawn Tan 1.  Getting used to the practice It’s been a while since I started practising and while it felt good getting ahead with the asanas in the beginning, I… Read More »3 Gold Nuggets

Just do it

The 3 types of yoga students

With reference from the yoga sutra Chapter 1 verse 22, śiṣya, students are being differentiated into 3 main categories.  मृदुमध्याधिमात्रत्वात्ततोऽपि विशेषः ॥२२॥ mṛdu-madhya-adhimātratvāt-tataḥ api viśeṣaḥ  Mrdu: mild, slow The student who doesn’t get started. They… Read More »The 3 types of yoga students

Dristhi in yoga

How do we stay focus?

What is drishti?Sanskrit (ancient Indian language) word for gazing point. Why is it important?Keeps our focus and attention during the practice. Over time we will cultivate better concentration and mindfulness both on and off the mat. How… Read More »How do we stay focus?