Advanced Yoga Poses
This is a subject that certainly is begging for clarification. Certainly, as one gets more experienced in anything, one develops more insight and understanding pertaining to the endeavor or subject one is partaking in. Yet understanding more does not necessarily mean doing more and could very well mean doing less, especially pertaining to the physical yoga practice, when less is more optimal for health. Competition is a disease of our society, and doing more than before or more than them isn’t always aligned with wellness. There is a point when enough is enough, and an advanced yoga practice means recognizing this.
I rather use the word “mature“ than the word “advanced“ because mature is reflective of having experience.This experience lends to insight and understanding and allows for optimal decisions. This leads to a yoga practice that’s healing, even if the yoga poses tend to be simple and non-contortive. Advanced yoga poses or an advanced yoga practice or even advanced yoga sequences tend to mean hard yoga poses or contortive yoga positions, which any gymnast can do but have nothing to do with yoga.