Slowing Down

an asana is steady and pleasantHave you ever ended a yoga practice and felt like you pushed too hard?  Do you struggle with backing off of a pose when you know you should?

I’ve struggled with this big time!  When I give myself permission to slow down and take it a shade easier, I get so much more out of my practice than if I had just bulldozed through.  This can feel down right impossible when your ego is screaming “just go a little harder!”  This is where you take a deep breath and even though it’s hard, give your body a break.

Notice what changes for you when you practice listening to your body instead of your ego.

Shaking Muscles:  Know When You Need to Slow Down

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