108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 21 – The principles we utilise through the Viniyoga…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

10. The principles we utilise through
the Viniyoga of Āsana practice are
a fair attempt in this direction.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 20 – It is not humanly possible to adapt Āsana practice…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

9. It is not humanly possible to adapt Āsana
practice to respect all the considerations.
Hence, a safe compromise that produces
certain positive effects and limits negative
effects is the only proper alternative.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 19 – There is also a restrictive fight-flight-freeze response…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

8. There is also a restrictive
fight-flight-freeze response
which, in no time, can change
the physiology of the body.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 18 – When the body gets used to certain things…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

7. When the body gets used to certain things,
less awareness about them seems to happen.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 17 – It can be said no human body is perfect…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

6. It can be said no human body is perfect.
As such there are definitely certain
vulnerable parts and some strong aspects.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 16 – The body undergoes many changes…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

5. The body undergoes many changes
and then there are many influences on it
through oneʼs work, interests and otherwise.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 15 – These days people begin Āsana practice at different stages of their life.

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

4. These days people begin Āsana practice
at different stages of their life.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 14 – Āsana practice seems to mean different things to different people.

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:


3. Āsana practice seems to mean
different things to different people.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 13 – Most of the Āsana are not close to the postures of the body…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:


2. Most of the Āsana are not close
to the postures of the body we use
in our daily life and its activities.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 12 – Yoga emphasises that Āsana must not be neglected…

General Guidelines for Choosing Āsana:

1. Yoga emphasises that Āsana must not be neglected,
it is a valid tool that needs a precise application, hence
respecting that there need to be guidelines when choosing.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 11 – Stick to the conventions of technique unless there is a reason to change them.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:


10. Stick to the conventions of technique unless there is a reason to change them.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 10 – Make the practice shorter than the time available.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:

9. Make the practice shorter than the time available.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 9 – Keep it simple and consider how to spend more time in fewer Āsana.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:

8. Keep it simple and consider how to spend more time in fewer Āsana.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 8 – Look to cultivate a quality of Sattva by diminishing Tamas and channelling Rajas.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:


7. Look to cultivate a quality of Sattva by diminishing Tamas and channelling Rajas.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 7 – Consider its relationship to both short term and long term goals.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:


6. Consider its relationship to both short term and long term goals.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 6 – Plan for others as it applies to them, not as it applies to you.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:

5. Plan for others as it applies to them, not as it applies to you.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 5 – Ask yourself what is most effective.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:

4. Ask yourself what is most effective.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 4 – Remember ‘can’ is not the same as ‘should’.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:


3. Remember ‘can’ is not the same as ‘should’.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 3 – Hold the reflection that practice is a means, not an end.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:


2. Hold the reflection that practice is a means, not an end.

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108 Yoga Planning Pointers – 2 – Be clear about your purpose.

General Guidelines for Practice Planning:

1. Be clear about your purpose.

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