I am spending the week at Kripalu assisting Todd Norian and Ann Greene at an Anusara workshop. It’s been a really wonderful experience. On top of that, last week my wife and I assisted Ann in teaching a couples workshop here. While Jane and I were helping out with the couples workshop we came up with the Chit Ananda game. Chit Ananda is a concept of remembering that you are a blissful being. So, when you play the Chit Ananda game you ask “why” having to do with any action, with the answer being about Chit Ananda. I know, it’s a little strange and obscure, but you definitely have to stay on your toes and be quick with the Chit Ananda answers.
For those Chit Ananda junkies out there, here’s an example. Say I’m doing the dishes and asked “why”, I’d say something like — “well, when you do the dishes it creates a clarity in my house and space in my mind to more easily see that my true state is to be joyful and happy.” That’s actually a pretty good example.
So, I have Chit Ananda on the brain, so this weeks video is about remembering and recognizing the fact that our true nature is to be blissful. In the asana part of the class we do backbends, which are great for finding your true bliss. And, besides that, I recorded the video here a Kripalu in the yoga space where we have been holding the workshop, which is very cool. Enjoy! John
Fabulous Fridays! on May 9th
This will be the last Fabulous Fridays! until September, so I hope everyone can be there. :-)
Date: May 9th
Tickets: $15 - Buy Now!
This is the sendoff before the Summer break. Make plans to be there for and celebration being Illuminated!!
Sign Up For NewsletterSIgn-up for monthly e-mail newsletter with John's classes, new videos, thoughts and favorite musical suggestions.
Yoga Music Playlist
Here is a playlist all about Love. If you are interested in past yoga playlists you can go here and check them out.
“Breathe” Mugs now have HANDLES!Check out these awesome new mugs I have available for the visiting public!
Current Yoga Video
Nov. 26, 2013: Yoga Shot - Urdhva Dhanurasana
Video ArchivesJohn has created more than 70 free yoga videos for your practicing pleasure. These videos are beginner to intermediate classes involving all different types of asana practice. Visit the video page to see what's available.
Please take a couple minutes to take the survey...it's only 10 questions! Thanks...John