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Day seventy eight

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Friday. Hot flow. Not the greatest class…Marlee said it well ‘all the parts were there but the order was all wrong’. Oh well.
Sometimes I find myself being annoyed when teachers say things like ‘come back to your intention you set at the beginning of class’, or ‘why do we come to yoga?’, stuff like that…am I too cynical or something? We go to yoga to escape the daily grid, to be wholly selfish for a couple of hours, to try and get in better shape, to wear cute and exciting styles of spandex…it’s pretty strait forward. I suppose it’s nice to be reminded of why we go during class but I also find it distracting at times. I start to wonder if I’m there for the ‘right’ reasons, I start racking my brain for an intention rather than just letting go of the day and being present. I suppose being present is an intention it just doesn’t necessarily have to get ‘set’ at the beginning.

Then there is this:



Author: yogaforemily

I have challenged myself to do yoga everyday for one year and thought I'd blog about it. I have been practicing yoga on and off and back and forth for about 9 years and I have decided that it is time for me to really delve in and figure out what it's all about, if it is something I want to make part of my life. I also thought this might put some discipline in to my day and be a fun way to express my thoughts and share some pictures that may or may not have anything directly to do with yoga.

One thought on “Day seventy eight

  1. I go to yoga to try and “lock the knee”

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