Taking yoga classes at the hottest, hippest yoga studio in New York City can be daunting.
Everyone is so beautiful and so flexible and so intimidating!
This story is my experience at one of New York’s trendiest studios way back in 1997. It only got worse when the teacher asked us to do partner poses!
But one of New York’s most famous yogis saved the day, and taught me a big lesson on the real practice of yoga:
Lauren K. Walker runs the yoga program at Norwich University. Her article about teaching yoga there to military cadets was featured in The New York Times in April. You can find more of her work here.
Like elephant yoga on Facebook.
Ed: Kate Bartolotta
hot on elephant
July’s Full Moon in Capricorn: The Heart wants what it Wants. The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. How to Love a Woman who Scares You. Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect. I Still Think of You. Men, Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves: Size Matters. To the One Who Tried to Break Me. An Open Letter to the Fixers. How your Stored Memories in the Amygdala can lead to PTSD. How My Sister’s Death Transformed my Self-Perception.