“As you fold the palms in front of your chest, the brain should become humble inside.” Yogācārya B.K.S. Iyengar, 1975. “Don’t worry.

Things take the time that they take. Don’t worry.” —Mary Oliver

Manouso adjusting a student’s eyes (and brain) in Shanmukhi Mudra— it takes the time it takes for the eyes to become quiet (still the electrical impulses).

Allow the time it takes for the front thigh to soften so that the hip is receptive to this āsana.

We must watch for the point of surrender and go forward only then. If we are insensitive we are not ready.




Eka Pāda Śīrsāsana—one leg head pose