Have you ever avoided going to class because there was a different teacher on the schedule? Maybe a new teacher took over your usual class. Or maybe there was a sub. Something outside of your usual routine. If you answered “yes” to my question, you’re certainly not alone. But have you ever thought about why?
Have you ever been in class and felt like you just can’t keep up? Every time you get settled into the posture, the teacher moves on to the next one. Maybe you keep your focus and continue with your practice. Or maybe you get frustrated. Your mind starts to wander. Suddenly you aren’t on your mat anymore but instead, as Beryl sometimes says, you’re on the “bus to Hawai’i”.
“What am I supposed to be doing?” “Why don’t I look like the person next to me?” “I did this easily yesterday”