This is perhaps my second favourite video by Alessandro ( my favourite is HERE), thank you to Lu for the heads up.
Stunning stunning practice here....
Now I still believe that half Primary can be just as 'Advanced' as the asana we see here ( half primary/half second more than enough surely) but this brings back memories and makes me all wistful...
'I practiced in the beginning with the help of teachers for three or four years then I practiced mostly by myself'.
'I don't teach, I have no aspirations to become a teacher, I just practice'.
"It's really the energy and when you connect, it gives you the ability to do these things that you do in the practice.... It's not really the physical... the body in many ways just accommodates to the needs of your breath...."
"Ashtanga for me, it's the practice of Love.... and there are many ways that you can practice love and this is just one of them".
Alexandros filmed by Alessandro Sigismondi at Ashtanga Yoga Kifisia, Athens.
"46. What does the bhakti mean to a person who has no belief in Isvara?
Love is bhakti for them" T. Krishnamacharya