“Think Moss, Not Stone”

 

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Annie Hoffman, my yoga teacher, said that this morning. Like so many of Annie’s metaphors, what she actually meant re the pose we were practicing was mysterious. But here’s what I think she was saying, “Imagine inhabiting this pose with softness and kind-ness. The ways of the world outside this studio, doing a hard thing with clenched teeth, willing yourself to overcome, to achieve; that’s not going to work, here. Breathe!”

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