name, address, email; medical complications; blah, blah, blah.
On that form we also ask this question: What do you wish to attain through yoga?
This is because of one of my primary teachers, Goswami Kriyananda. Throughout my training, he continually emphasized that we are to teach what the students want to learn; not our own little agenda; not what we think people need.
So, I was thinking about this, because I’ve been thinking a lot about intention – about the linking of thought/action/spirit – which is how you make anything, ANYTHING actually happen in your life.
What do our students want?
meditation and flexibility
it’s part of my spiritual practice
focus, calm, openness, fire
tone and stretch
time with my wife
physical and personal growth
that could take a long time . . . .
inner peace and badass flexibility
a better understanding of self
a happy spouse
love and light
community of like-minded individuals
help for my back
a positive experience
re-educating my body
deep relaxation and spiritual advancement
to feel better physically, mentally
peace, connection, oneness, movement
peace and light
learn to be more calm
improve my practice
opening up and letting go of stress
hmmm . . . there’s many things
mind yoked to body