MY HOLIEST YOGA PRACTICE WASN'T MINE AT ALL

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It takes me a few minutes to notice that there’s no music playing. I smile with my eyes closed. She did this on purpose.
Where’s your breath?
hat’s the dialogue in the mind?
What’s the feeling?
Are you listening?

“Take this moment to set an intention for your practice if that speaks to you.” offers this friend, this sister, this teacher that my intuition led me to on this sweltering Tuesday morning.
Compassion.
Patience.
Trust.
Hundreds of practices. Hundreds of intentions. It occurs to me that I’m not sure how meaningful that feels and I’m a little surprised at my own questioning. At the honesty of it.
Is this actually going to mean something?
Am I truly resonating with this intention?
What will that really mean for this practice?
I wonder. And then…

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