Life. Yoga. Joy.
Inspiring a life with smiles...™
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell
As a child, when I pictured a castle, I envisioned lots of gold brocade, velvet ropes hanging from overabundance of draperies rich colors and tapestries, furniture too fragile to sit on because it's so imbued with history. It’s clean, shiny, inviting, yet majestic. The castle I imagined has servants, and well lit corridors, and large spacious armoires with mirrors to twirl around in front of while wearing my fancy dresses…
That is not my castle…
The Caption SHOULD Read: Happy girl on vacation.
Reality and Truth are sometimes different than the picture.
HOWEVER read on friends..this story does have a HAPPY ENDING...
I've been talking up the FREE community yoga class I'm teaching this month to anybody and everybody. The reactions are phenomenal and varied ranging from "Yes, I'll be there!" to "But I've never done yoga, won't your class be too difficult?"
I firmly believe that yoga is for EVERYBODY! So today I want to focus on my beautiful newbies...this post is for you. Here are my top 5 tips for new yoga students:
"I see you sister."
It's breakfast time. I'm sitting in the cafe at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health with one of the assistant teachers of the 200 hour yoga teacher training program. For 15 minutes tears are streaming down my face as I talk of where I am at in my journey, and what I feel and want for my life right now. And when she spoke those words to me, "I see you sister," my heart just opened. What a feeling it is to be seen for exactly who I am, no judgement, no advice offered. Just a simple "I see you" ...how powerful it is to be seen and heard.
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