The Still Wisdom of Trees

I am not a PhD or psychologist, an academic, or even a physical therapist.  I rather like to think myself an experience -ist. There is so much research, information, and editorial now about how yoga helps with stress, chronic illness, sleep disorders, weight loss, etc. And while it's amazing how this ancient wisdom is increasingly recognized for it's contribution to the physical and mental health of it's practitioners, this simple affirmation falls short of the reality that it takes practice. Yoga isn't a trend, but rather a life long endeavor. Deep within the complex array and often times hidden meanings of ancient yogic texts lies the simple key to unlocking the power of yoga, practice.  The sanskrit word for this is Abhyasa.  To be in the endeavor, the practice, of yoga, is the only way to experience it's bounty.

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