Sherri: 因为我以前不爱运动,所以一开始练Ashtanga是简直就是挣扎, 随着体力增强,觉得越来越容易, 当你开始练习Ashtanga是什么情况, 是否觉得越来越容易?
Ken: My father is Taiwanese chinese and has been living in Japan more than 50 years.
Ken:Yoga practice always helping me to move my mind more and more open and accepting the situation around me.
Sherri: In China Ashtanga is just starting up.
sherri You used to teach Iyengar Yoga. Do you think that experience helped you in your Ashtanga practice and teaching?
Ken: Very much. The details in Iyengar help the practitioner to connect the body, to concentrate , it is especially important for beginner.
Sherri: What is similar in Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga, and what is the difference ?
Ken:Both are dynamic but very different way to approaching to evolve the spirit.Iyengar is dynamic in the posture itself, Ashtanga is dynamic in the Vinyasa --the movement.
sherri: I know some people try to use some of the Iyengar method in order to practice Ashtanga more efficiently and safer. Does that make sence to you. Can one mix too much of these two styles of yoga.?
Ken:If people mix too much of different method then affecting the body and create more pain also the mind became unstable.
Sherri: People say that Ashtanga tend to make people have injuries, and what is your advise in regard to avoid injuries?
Ken:Any yoga practicing method make people injuries if using wrong way.
Practice with patient and awarness , the breathing can avoid and heal the injuries.
Sherri: I kow you have been to China a few years ago. I am sure you will notice that Beijing has changed a lot. We are looking so much forward to the workshop with you and Basia. Welcome to Beijing!!!
Ken:I’m also looking forward to see the people in Beijing. Thanks