Podcast #9 – Show Notes
Grief and Loss and where Yoga fits in
4 major steps (wide range of emotions).
1. Shock – Overwhemled then deinal (not true)
2. Intense concern – Fixating on the loss – Reminders – Fixation (6month to a Year)
3. Despair or Depression (Longest step). Come to terms . Religious questions.
4. Recovery – NOT eliminatation of pain. Renewed interest in life. Comes back to normal. Loss is a important part of you. Integration of the event into our identity .
West says = LEARN TO COPE. Less about integration.
Time heals all wounds.
Where does time fit in ?
Pain. About embracing pain ?
Yoga is NOT religion it’s a philosophy – calm , more stabler and happier.
NON – DUALISTIC
Most religions –single god is a source. we die we return to the source. We are all one. –Buddha, Christ
Yoga – Every has a spriit — It’s up to you.
Pursha (Soul, Eternity, doesn’t suffer, divine – unquie – A SOUL
Priki – (Life)
GOAL = What is Pursha and what Prakiti ?
Namaste – Divine light in me recognizes the divine light in you.
Physical body – Even if the person dies, outward manifestion is no longer the same. Relationship can be just a real.
Questions and Answers:
John asks – I’m a 50 year old man that has never done Yoga. How do I get started and not be embarrassed. ?
—First , go to studio beginner class, empty my cup and no expectations.
Iyengar Yoga – Good beginner yoga
Establish a relationship with a teacher
Talk about pre-existing conditions.
A heart relationship with your teacher.