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Why the Yoga Sutras are like a multi-storey car park. By Paula Hines

Teacher’s Tales:

We know that the Yoga Sutras are essential reading for every yoga teacher training, but did you also know that the Yoga Sutras are like a multi-storey car park?

Let me explain.

I’d practiced yoga for nearly a decade before I started teaching yoga. In all that time I had never picked up a copy of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Not until I saw it as required reading for my 200-hour teacher training did I finally read the Sutras. As a diligent, conscientious student I read every word, cover-to-cover. But I would be lying if I told you it all made sense at the time. Some parts I loved and resonated with me from the start, but of the parts that seemed less clear, I wondered if I would ever really ‘get’ it.

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Welcome to the March issue of OM Yoga & Lifestyle magazine. In this issue we’ve got everything you need to keep your practice fresh and alive for the month ahead. You’ll find lots of practical yoga, including our amazing 360º Yoga anatomy academy, plus an OM Meets interview with Andrew McGonigle (aka Doctor Yogi, the face behind our innovative 3D anatomy tutorials). There’s plenty of inspiration too, including a story of how one person transformed their life from stressed-out PR executive to yoga instructor. There’s meditation, spiritual insight and lots of healthy living tips too, so you can take your yoga practice out and into the world, wherever you go. For all you fashionistas out there we’ve also got a Yoga Style Guide, to give you a peek at some of the best yoga fashion available this season. Dive in and explore the wonderful world of yoga with OM magazine.