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Pausing

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This morning I stepped onto my yoga mat and started my practice, as I inhaled and exhaled to reach my right leg back I felt this tingling, burning radiating sensation in my right foot and calf.I immediately started to adjust, engage abdominals, internal rotation, external rotation all kinds of different experimentation.The sensation increased, and so did my anger.I changed positions checking in, the sensations increased to the point that I couldn’t put weight on the foot, I couldn’t fully straighten the knee.My anger continued to build until that inner critic spoke up.
As I listened to my inner critic, and the emotions increased I paused.I started listing everything I was feeling out loud, anger, frustration, tightness, clenching, lack of support, overwhelmed, tired, worn, breathing in, breathing out, gripping, spasming, tears and as I sunk into child’s pose “humble.”From there my practice became another 10 minutes of crying and breathing in child’s pose feeling humbled.Feeling wonde…