Here’s XIX Sun back to shine the light on you! By now, you’ve got the basics on XIX Sun down, er, warm. So let’s look at our Dreaming Way image for depth cues. Pretty simple: crawling baby (elfishly cute, that one) with a lolli and a BIG cluster of sunflowers. Of…
Oh, the strategies we use to escape what’s unpleasant. We call it negative. Or non-productive. Or get back to you later.
There’s a reason we begin practice by connecting with our breath. No matter what seems imminent, you are still here now. Breathe. Peace. Breathe. Presence. Breathe. The seed of all creation.
And, I must confess, so do I. We’ve all got poses we can’t find a way to love. So embrace your inner dinosaur while you inhabit the asana. And grab your props.
Yes, it’s another world. No, you won’t be alone in feeling like you’re surrounded by aliens. We all have those moments, even after decades of practice. Just consider yourself as the Doctor’s current companion.
For those days when you’re feeling barely human. We make all these rules about what we have to be in order to be doing yoga. Lose as many of those rules as you can.
Be here now. Now, inner peace, now! I don’t think that’s what Ram Dass meant.
What’s your list of “can’t do because I’m too old” asanas? Betcha yoga can teach you different.
What can you do with just a little yoga time? Pick an asana you’ve always wanted to inhabit, talk to your yoga instructor about the first steps to get you there and make that asana a part of your daily life.
Oh, did someone forget to tell you it’s not just physical?