This morning I woke at 5:30. I know there are hard core yogis who get up to practice at this kind of hour everyday — and there have been really stressful times in my life when couldn’t sleep — and then, yes, I got up at 5:30. But, now, no way on a regular basis. But today was a busy day, so, I practiced early. The Ashtanga Primary Series is my regular practice. Years ago I was looking for a home practice and a friend of mine came over once a week and taught me the primary series. Here is, Matthew Sweeney, one of my beloved teachers, demonstrating exactly what the series entails.