“The depth of the practice can’t be seen in asana. Somebody that can do a backbend and grab onto their ankles isn’t going to be further ahead in their practice than somebody who has trouble forward bending or is stiff. That doesn’t make a difference- that’s not what the practice is about.”
David Robson is a household name in Toronto’s yoga community. Aside from leading one of the world’s largest MySore programs at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Toronto (AYCT), and being one of just nine authorized MySore teachers in Canada, David also lives and breathes the meaning of his practice with authenticity and veracity. In this video, David discusses the background of Ashtanga Yoga and the meaning that it holds for him both as a teacher and practitioner.