Can we, like a juggler, keep these many balls in the air without letting any one-drop, without release of attention? Is it any wonder asana takes many years to perfect?

When each new point has been studied, adjusted, and sustained, one's awareness and concentration will necessarily be simultaneously directed to myriad points so that in effect consciousness itself is diffused evenly throughout the body. This is a sustained flow of concentration (dharana) leading to an exalted awareness. The ever-alert Will adjusts and refines, creating a totally self-correcting mechanism.

-- BKS Iyengar, Light on Life

True concentration is an unbroken thread of awareness. Challenge your focus with asymmetric balancing postures seasoned with multiple ways of gazing, even inwardly. Working with Will, explore how working with intelligence and self-reflexive consciousness in asana can gently tame your monkey wavering mind.

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