Tonight, Tasha, our teacher trainer, offered the mantra of “everything is temporary.” No matter how much you try to fight this one, you know it’s true. Good and bad things fluctuate throughout your day and you just need to breathe through it. The breath is constant. The breath sustains life. My practice tonight took that to heart and helped me focus on breathing. Of course, that was temporary just for a split second My breath got shallow in the twists and then deeper with holds. I felt strong and was able to hold sirsasana (headstand), in which the mind is already trying to fight you to give up! After a big grunt, I powered through until the end. It felt great. Luckily, we skipped a few poses from the regular Ashtanga practice because I don’t know if I would be able to accomplish that. I’ll be crossing my fingers though.
If you didn’t get to check out my first video with the RAD ATOM on my Instagram @megan.deme, you can do so in the left module.