Living Yoga Off the Mat

September 23, 2014 6:12 PM

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Living Yoga Off the Mat

A couple of months ago while sitting on a lakeside beach with a friend, a cosmic two-by-four smacked me upside the head and directed me to "surrender into the yoga." My response was a four letter profanity that would make a sailor proud. Not very yogic of me, I know, though at the moment the gravity of the truth was so heavy and BIG that it made me want to hurl. It scared- oh, who am I kidding -- scares the crap out of me. And yet, it's the truth.

The biggest resistance to this calling is that I don't want to be a full time yoga teacher. It's exhausting and my body just doesn't bend well anymore. I don't like practicing by myself -- never have -- and getting to classes is challenging and expensive when you live in the middle of a forest. Thou...

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