Yoga Tips Bakersfield CA

According to yogic philosophy, we're born with a karmic inheritance of mental and emotional patterns—known as samskaras—through which we cycle over and over again during our lives.

AUM Physical Therapy & Yoga Center
(661) 322-6644
3550 Q St Ste 105
Bakersfield, CA
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(661) 324-1808
1614 20th St
Bakersfield, CA
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(661) 835-1899
4200 Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA
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(650) 325-9663
1800 El Camino Real Ste C
Atherton, CA
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(805) 648-6433
34 N Palm St
Ventura, CA
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Yoga Space
(661) 323-9642
1201 24th St Ste B100
Bakersfield, CA
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Mind-Body Exercise Studio
(661) 328-9022
2721 Alta Vista Dr
Bakersfield, CA
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Yoga Instructor

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(310) 890-6964
1309 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
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Yoga With Sue
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Yoga Instructor
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Therapies : Creating Balance, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Applied Biomechanics, Yoga Therapy, Natural Health

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(415) 878-4989
951 Front St
Novato, CA
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(310) 893-9636
1431 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA
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By Bo Forbes

As a yoga teacher, I see several archetypes in my classroom, yet none so disquieting as the driven and unconscious student who, with glazed eyes, goes to the extreme or attempts the most advanced variation of every pose. Completely dissociated, he pushes further and further, unable to take in corrections or adjustments. Not until he stresses his body to the point of injury or exhausts his nervous system might he notice the potential harm of this cycle. Meanwhile, the nectar of awareness lies just beyond his reach: Backing off and inhabiting his practice in a more relaxed way could bring greater sensation, awareness, and growth.

As a psychologist, I'm aware that the repetitive behavior students exhibit during yoga class originated long before they stepped onto the mat; the classroom is simply the arena in which we can witness our deeply ingrained habits in all their glory. According to yogic philosophy, we're born with a karmic inheritance of mental and emotional patterns—known as samskaras—through which we cycle over and over again during our lives.

The word samskara comes from the Sanskrit sam (complete or joined together) and kara (action, cause, or doing). In addition to being generalized patterns, samskaras are individual impressions, ideas, or actions; taken together, our samskaras make up our conditioning. Repeating samskaras reinforces them, creating a groove that is difficult to resist.

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