Apparently, yoga was once much more than just another approach to physical fitness.
Yoga was an opportunity to yoke the "little self" inorder to free the "big self." Yet, in the West, it seems that when ever we are "going to yoga" we are going to an asana/pranayama practice.
How can we better ascend the ladder of Patanjali (the voice of the ancients), especially all 8 rungs of the ladder?
How can we ascend to Satchidananda (Bliss-Conscious-Existence) discussed by our predecessors in the East? What was once often referred to as Unity Consciousness/Cosmic Consciousness during the Counter Cultural Revolution in the 1950's, 60's and 70's.