Yoga is an Emotional "Ask"

Updated: Mar 11, 2020

For those brand new or fairly recent to the practice of yoga, the physical aspect may be secondary to the emotional aspect.

Sometime during the beginning of class, I ask my students to set an intention for their practice. I indicate that there are 4 categories from which to choose from: the physical, the breath, the mental, or dedicating your practice to another person. But what about the emotional intention? For some, this is an extremely challenging and often uncomfortable part of participating in a yoga class and much more of a startling realization than a preconceived