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Myth #2: One of the big attractions for me in Vinyasa Flow style yoga classes was the music...I was very motivated by the tunes (either upbeat or relaxing) during classes, so I thought that taking a Mysore Style Ashtanga yoga class with no music would be hard....maybe even boring.
Debunked: Well, that myth (like Myth #1) was also quickly debunked when I realized how beautiful the sound of my own breath, and the breath of the other students in the room/shala were, all playing at their unique, individual frequency, pace and tone. It was truly beautiful and I quickly stopped missing the sound of music piping through an electronic device as experienced in other yoga classes.
Another beautiful musical aspect of the Mysore Style Ashtanga yoga experience is the opening and closing mantra chants, plus some teachers chant during or after the class, which is an amazingly beautiful musical experience too! Their voices are both soothing and inspiring for me!
What are some of your myths about Mysore Style Ashtanga yoga? Feel free to share in the comments below!
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