First Steps

Taking our first steps out of or into anything is often very difficult. We must shift from stillness into movement. This movement may be in a known or unknown direction, but the movement itself can upset the comfortable sense of steadiness that we had in our previous stillness. We may have experienced any range ofContinue reading “First Steps”

Beginnings

Yoga asana practice occurs within a template or framework. There is a familiar and ritualized element to the beginning, middle, and end of each practice. The beginning is grounding, centering, and awakening. Each day unfolds in a similar way. There is a framework with a beginning, middle, and end. The sequence of events has a familiarity even thoughContinue reading “Beginnings”