I hurt myself in yoga class. Yes, if you do it wrong it hurts. Really bad. So bad I did not lift weights for my upper body for about 2 months. That’s a really big deal for me. It’s hard when you can’t move like you are used to moving. And, lifting weights is so therapeutic for me. Weights and yoga…that’s my OM!
Back to my hurt….
The right way to do yoga is to show up on your mat, let go of expectations and release that competitive ego. You have to let go of that shit. Or you will hurt yourself. Back to that again. I hurt myself in yoga class and that shit hurt.
Back in the beginning of my practice, once I finally decided I wasn’t going to let the extremely skinny bodies around me dictate how I am going to look at myself or approach my practice, I started to focus on how good my body felt. The more I stayed focused on what was happening on my mat, the more I progressed. The more I decided it didn’t matter what the person next to me was do...