Tara Stiles On Why You Shouldn't Push Yourself In Yoga

In a Western culture so focused on achievement, on striving for more, on testing human limits, it can be easy to transfer a "push yourself" mentality to yoga. But according to internationally renowned yogi Tara Stiles, this attitude will only hold you back.

Tara came to mindbodygreen's office as our latest MBG Speaker Series guest, and she shared some of the yogic wisdom that's helped her turn Strala Yoga into a global brand. The key to having a yoga practice that works for you isn't striving and straining to force yourself into a predetermined mold; it's far simpler, and we think you'll find it gets you better results.

Check out the video below, and let us know what you think!

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