What is Yoga 308

Life is a constant struggle of balancing our body on both a physical and emotional side. Through yoga I have learned several life lessons. Yoga 308 is a goal I set for myself to do at least 60 minutes of yoga for 6 days a week for the next year. I invite anyone to join me on this adventure as I blog about some of my daily experiences. This is not intended to show that I have found peace and tranquility, but rather give my honest feelings of my journey. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Day 32 - I am here


Today I went into Orlando Power Yoga for another Dharma class with Kelly Senn. This was my 3rd time taking the Dharma class and the flow began to click for me. I felt very comfortable today. I did not feel hot or uncomfortable, I did not get lost in my head, I did begin to get in tune with my breath. Things clicked today. I felt balanced and ok with things today.

One thing that was stuck in my head today was something the Annette said yesterday in Tampa. I have heard this a million times, but today it seemed more of a focus. She was saying that we need to take what we do on the mat and apply it to our everyday life off the mat.

I sat in traffic for about 1 hours today on the beloved I-4. I do not really get bent out of shape anymore when I am late for something, sitting in traffic, or waiting in line. I feel bad if someone else is involved, but when it's just me I am ok with it. Life happens. I was thinking today that we are the ones that complicate things. I have been to a few third world countries where I met what I feel are some of the happiest people in the world. And they have nothing. So why do we get upset sitting in traffic on I-4, when a starving person in another nation can find complete peace with nothing?

There are a lot of things in my life that I can find to complicate things, but I choose a simple life. I choose to see a happy life. I do not expect people to see this simple life anymore, I can choose to live any life I want. I am the one that complicates my simple world.

On the mat I breath. I look for balance, simplicity, and a gentle soul. I push myself to the next level in the posture. I look at my faults and either get encouraged or discouraged. Guess what... I I do the same thing off the mat. I am constantly looking for a good balance.

Are you searching for something? What are your life lessons? Comment or Email me.