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Padmasana---Mount-Abrupt-min
We all have our favourite yoga poses, don't we? But how many us make a favourite of a particularly challenging posture, one that makes us feel uncomfortable, uncertain and, well, not very good at yoga?
Making friends with the postures that are difficult for us to do is an integral part of yoga because it delivers us straight to the heart of the real purpose of yoga: awareness or mindfulness. When we favour a particular pose of type of asana, we create an imbalance in our bodies and minds.
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