1 Percent Theory, No Spoilers

1 Percent Theory, No Spoilers

This piece is dedicated to Thomas Still, the very fine author who wrote “1 Percent Theory” An Attempt to Reconstruct the Forgotten Lessons of Ashtanga Yoga as Taught by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois. His book is available through Ashtanga.com, Amazon and numerous second hand book sellers. I review this book on Goodreads immediately after I finish […]

Speed

Why is Yoga so slow? Here’s are some facts about muscles and bodies: . . .muscle contracts most efficiently when it contracts at a moderate speed. When it does so, it’s efficiency is approximently 20 to 25 percent, which is considered high compared to most machines. Quick movements are not as efficient, meaning that the […]