The River of Yoga: By Nina Murrell-Kisner

With photographs of

Dr. Lakshyan and Marilena Kali Schanzer by Camila Reitz


There is something which courses within, which when accessed, brings life to the body and thus the asana. It is possible to understand this something as a river, and the techniques of asana as boulders along the riverbed, which seem to influence the course of the river.

It may seem that the boulders form the river, but the river has been powerful enough to place those boulders. What we are looking for is to hop in that river, as it courses through the boulders…

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