Yoga is not only a physical practice. Classically, yoga is an “eight-limbed” practice – only one of which is physical yoga postures. Boiled down, the remaining seven limbs involve various aspects of meditation and the development of a personal code of ethics for living our lives. Because yoga takes a more complete view of our overall health and wellbeing, it can be considered a “wholistic” practice.
This is one of the fundamental reasons why I believe yoga can be so healthy for classical singers. Our careers are not simply about the having the physical ability to sing; our careers involve a development of our own personal career philosophy. A philosophy that jives with our life as a whole.
And that’s why today we’re going to talk about dharma....Read More