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The Yoga Practice: The Benefit Of Moving Through Life On Eight Limbs Rather Than Just Two

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Every so often when someone hears that I teach yoga, they respond with, “Oh! I do yoga!”

This response always makes me cringe a little. While it’s certainly preferable to, “Oh! I find puppy eyes to be a delicacy!”, what I usually surmise from the phrase “do yoga” is that the practitioner’s practice doesn’t extend far beyond the physical, if at all.

So why should I care? Aren’t they moving their bodies and getting exercise? Yes. And that’s all fine and good. It really is.

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