I went to a Bikram yoga class last night for the first time since before the yoga retreat and had a significant breakthrough.
I’m planning to write about the yoga retreat when I get a little time and also about my plan for exercise beyond the 66-day challenge, but so just want to share what happened last night.
My practice made a giant leap forwards!
The warm up postures were fine, no major change there but my breathing was good and when I got to standing head to knee the teacher Paul gave me some encouragement and I got my head down on the right side for the first time EVER!
Then I had the easiest descent into toe stand and on both sides was able to lift my hands, even if it was only for a short while.
All my years of yoga practice has also taught me to not be attached to the postures or the progress. Today my body may react differently, I might be tighter or more flexible so it’s important to not have attachment to the shapes I made yesterday. I have learned to appreciate each experience for what it is; acknowledging and honouring impermenance.