“Think Moss, Not Stone”



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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