Yoga International Magazine Q & A with David Swenson, Richard Freeman, and Tim Miller

"Yoga International emailed questions to three top Ashtanga Yoga teachers—David Swenson, Richard Freeman, and Tim Miller. In this Q&A, David Swenson comments, often poetically, on K. Pattabhi Jois and his legacy, on the “unseen” aspects of yoga practice, and on the connection of the practices to Patanjali’s ashtanga yoga (8 limbs of yoga) in the Yoga Sutra. He also talks about the importance of bringing yoga off the mat and into the world, and about transforming the sense of loss left by Pattabhi Jois’s passing." David Swenson's Q&A "In this Q&A, Richard Freeman comments perceptively on some of the mental and psychological aspects of Ashtanga practice—how students tend to avoid certain practices or issues, how working with the breath gives...

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Gratitude - An Interview with David

David was contacted by Lauren Tober this past year and asked to participate in her project Capturing Gratitude. She then interviewed David for her project. Capturing Gratitude just completed a successful fundraising initiative on December 1 and is aiming to have the website live in the coming months. For more information about Capturing Gratitude and to register, please visit her site. The team at AYP thought that it was a great time of year to share Lauren’s interview with David on the topic of Gratitude. We hope that you have had a great 2013 and we send you our best wishes for a Healthy and Happy New Year. INTERVIEW • David, in this moment, what are you grateful for?...

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