Finding peace in a forward fold
As a professional performing artist for over 10 years in musical theater, I adored the process of making a show. The rehearsal process meant learning and honing new music and choreography, drilling it to as close to perfection as possible, and of course making new friends and acquiring new skills.
But nothing compared to the moment the curtain went up and there was an audience. My kicks were higher, smile broader, adrenaline was coursing through my body and my voice felt more expansive than ever. All those hours in class and in rehearsals paid off big time.
So it was quite a shock for me to take my first yoga class, and truth be told, I didn’t appreciate it much.
Where were the mirrors? How would I know if I was doing the poses right? Without my body to look at, and my voice to listen to, how would I know my place in this practice?
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submitted by Alena Gerst, LMSW, RYT email@example.com