1. Practice in the morning. (Means: after a small breakfast and after having emptied the body from the delicious food I ate the day before.)
2. Practice daily. (Means: 6 days a week and one day break) I don't know moon days, but unfortunately lazy days.
3. Don't omit asanas. If an asana is not yet possible I imagine it. This counts, too.
Of course I apply the typical Ashtanga method (these are last but not least also rules for the yoga practice: uddjay breathing, linking the breath with the movement, no asana without vinyasa, gazing at a point, engaging certain muscles, engaging mulha bandha, letting go of the rest. It's all known. Beside this, see above.
As soon as I write down rules exceptions come to mind. So it's always with rules, they are made to break them:
Yesterday i.e. I didn't practice. I dawdled in the morning and then I wanted to go out with my E. The practice this morning was hard, I don't exaggerate here. I had 2 days off from yoga, this was one day too much. The Italian food also didn't help me today to perform a perfect pashasana. Such is life. New resolutions are made. Life goes on.............
What are your favourite Ashtanga rules, you never want to break?
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