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From Max Strom (A Life Worth Breathing, page 69):

Healing your own anger issues:

… If you feel that you tend to be competitive or aggressive by nature, I recommend that you avoid yoga classes that approach “attaining” postures as the main focus. Instead, seek out classes that are noncompetitive and more oriented toward healing. Release your addiction to “power” and seek out breath and alignment. You will discover a new kind of power that will astonish you. …


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January 12, 2011 at 7:45 am

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  1. […] local teachers if at all possible. But if you don’t have the time to go to nearby class, or can’t quite find one that fits your needs, online classes might be an option for […]

  2. […] up a recent post on the same topic, more advice from Max Strom (A Life Worth Breathing, page 134): Try practicing […]

  3. […] Towards the end of Kenneth Liberman’s essay on The Reflexivity of the Authenticity of Hatha Yoga1, he provides guidelines that can be used to distinguish what can be “… authentic in yoga today”. I’m listing them below because I thought the items he lists would also be useful for finding teachers and classes. […]

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