Yoga biography

Tim Feldmann Ashtanga Yoga: Biography

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hi I’m Tim I’m a teacher of yoga I am

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the founder and director of Miami Life

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Center I’ve been working with my body my

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whole life first I was a competitive

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swimmer when I was a kid then a

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professional dancer and a choreographer

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I did that for 20 years and I’ve been

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practicing yoga for also about 20 years

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overlapping and teaching it for Barton

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mmm

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I practiced Ashtanga Yoga almost every

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day of the week I joined my first yoga

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class at the end of rehabilitating from

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a near-fatal accident

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I felt seven stories down from the avila

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mountains Sante Caracas in Venezuela

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when I was 25 Hey I shattered my knees

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broke my feet my elbow knows much more

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stuff and I was told by my doctors at

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the time that I would not run I would

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not dance and that I would need some

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special shoes for the rest of my life

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but I did run and dance again and as a

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matter of fact I managed to pick up my

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career as a dancer in New York

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in that first yoga class mmm I felt the

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visual image that I got was that my

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knees were like sponges they were like

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dry and crumpled up and the arson I felt

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like water and they went into my knees

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and went and it felt so good and felt so

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right and I’ve been returning to my met

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ever since that Yoga is what humbles me

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Yoga is what breaks my ego softens me it

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removes my pride to remove my heart

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edges Yoga is a disciplined and

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traditional practice which is very far

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from fitness it is steeped in tradition

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it is philosophically paced is for

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softly fueled I have the most reference

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for this practice and I guess sacred is

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an appropriate word actually

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after five years of yoga I was

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introduced to a standard method the

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astanga method by lino Mila and after

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another five years of practice under his

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wing I went to go to g23 Pattabhi Jois

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in my soul and he has formally

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authorized me to teach this system

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I still go down to my soul pretty much

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every year to practice and to learn but

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these days under our share our joys

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guidance get a lot out of that I’ve been

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teaching style yoga for about 10 years

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in America where I live and in Europe

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where I’m from and pretty much all

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around the world I believe in sharing

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real yoga with people who are interested

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I place a strong emphasis on

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demystifying the more exotic notions

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that most people have about this path

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about what this practice really is about

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through my formal training as a dancer I

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learned applied Anatomy through movement

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how to always take a deeper look into a

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movement of artists to ensure that

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strain and injury is kept at its minimal

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as we work ourselves and our bodies

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towards a freer and happier state of

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living this life I believe that our body

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is a vehicle towards deep understanding

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of ourselves that my practice is a tool

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to connect him to learn about Who I am

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and what is real for the much more

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happily is practice every day

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you

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