Tuesday, July 31, 2012

I once was afraid of turning myself upside down

I once was afraid of turning myself upside down. As a yoga instructor, I saw inversions as poses that would eventually come but made no real attempts to get there. I knew this because when I practiced preparation poses I saw that my legs would not go up over my head. I reflected on my fear. I trusted the wall and myself to just try. It took a workshop not far from the beach where I met several other yogis. But there against a floor and turquoise background, I let my legs get carried away. I practiced and practiced this practice. I was relieved that when I stood upside down and on my head, the contents of my fear spilled out. 

Half-Handstand Yoga Pose
sometimes when you start you think the end is too far away. sometimes when you finish you think the start is far too.#tweet#@beanadventurer

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

when you open your heart, you must know your needs or be willing to learn them.@beanadventurer

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

pain is like a muscle: if overworked becomes sore, but if given a rest you can become stronger! Peace to those who those strength trainers

Saturday, July 14, 2012

there is the love u have found and it resolves. to wind up where you are. to go somewhere and be right there.