Life is one great symphony of transitions. Rhythms are built of transitions. Yoga happens in transitions. Right now, May 2–15, we are in a transitional period called Rtu Sandhi in Sanskrit, or “the part where two seasons join together:” specifically, Spring to Early Summer.

During these interstitial times we’re not only incorporating the new asana, pranayama and meditation practices for the next season (Early Summer), but also paying attention to what falls away: the newness of Spring, the verve that comes from the rising sap (kapha) with all the cold brakes taken off, the pushing up and through and the…

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