Yoga is my favorite workout -- that's right, I called it a "workout." Because that's why I do it. I do it as a workout. Body and mind, yes, but still,...
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In previous yoga classes, I've been known to resort exclusively to child's pose early on, quietly remaining there until someone taps me lightly on the shoulder -- usually it's the cleaning lady.
Yoga should be an uplifting experience. It should provide a vacation from the thoughts. If it causes one to conjure up new ways to beat oneself up, then, well that's criminal.
Yogi says: "I keep death close to me in spirit all the time so that I can fully appreciate the miracle that is life." Yogi means: I am having some pretty serious anxiety issues lately.
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