Nov. 15, 2011 — I recently took part in a three-day yoga workshop in Truckee called “The Yoga of Possibility and Purpose.” That might sound odd to some of you.
But one of the underlying precepts of yoga is that you can take what you learn on your mat off the mat and into your life.
Here’s an example: say you feel out of balance or maybe downright uncomfortable in a pose. How do you respond to that?
Just the thought of it warms my body and relaxes my mind. Even my dog Snoofy looks forward to our quiet time.
To some, the thought of meditation may be abstract, perhaps a word mistakenly used to identify a misunderstood view of religion.