, One of the tools we use to deepen our practice of yoga is simple concentration. Maybe I shouldn't say "simple"! If you've ever tried to meditate, focusing the mind on one thing without interruption is extremely difficult. That's why we begin with a practice that's not so daunting. Calling it "concentration" offers the idea that you might start here, and work up to meditation.
It helps if you have something to focus the mind on, so many people start with the breath. If you try to concentrate on the breath--the gentle inhale and exhale--you'll immediately see how the mind wanders off. It's looking for some real work, or at least a nice daydream! But the wandering is part of the process of learning how to concentrate. Just