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I just don't want to practice Yoga today.

Yoga is hard. There is no denying it. Going to a yoga class after a hectic day of work is hard. Getting up in the morning and stepping onto the mat is hard. Pushing yourself when you don’t want to be pushed is hard. This is my honest conversation about Yoga, Practice and Tapas (Discipline) In spite of this, it is essential to our own personal growth and spiritual development. The effort and discipline we experience and express - both on and off the mat - is what is known as Tapas. Tapas is a Sanskrit word that is commonly translated to mean ‘austerity’ or ‘discipline’. It comes from the root word ‘tap’ which means ‘to burn’ and is often thought of as the heat that arises through a dedicated

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