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"Human beings are always, and always will be, a frontier between what is known and what is not known. The act of turning any part of the unknown into the known is simply an invitation for an equal measure of the unknown to flow in and reestablish that frontier: to reassert the far horizon of an individual life; to make us what we are –that is -a moving edge between what we know about ourselves and what we are about to become. What we are actually about to become or are afraid of becoming always trumps and rules over what we think we are already.”

— David Whyte, Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and underlying meaning of Everyday Words.

Twists are one of the most satisfying and cleansing ways to tackle your asana practice. Allow your body to both release and engage powerfully with this energizing sequence. Expect plenty of creative twisting in your surya namaskars, alongside traditional revolved standing poses and core work that leads up to headstand and side crow. On getting twisted, between what is known and what is not known.

Photo: Viviene Sassen

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