|The Road to Relaxation|
Find comfort in the body, Gloria told us. ‘Tis the season so I interpreted it as find comfort and joy in the body…
Mind you, Gloria encouraged us to find comfort in the body right before she tested our mettle.
Where’s your mind?, Gloria inquired.
Funny she should ask because while we were in warrior one for a prolonged period, my arms started screaming and I saw people in the back of the room drop their arms and I wanted to but I remembered something Sharon said Don’t worry about how long I hold you in the pose, focus on your breathing.
Minutes later, Gloria said: Keen concentration plus attention to the breath will help you stay in these poses…
Right before savasana, Gloria talked about conscious relaxation and I thought Yes, I always have access to this state of mind.