the moment when…

wild flowers by the lake

The moment when you surrender to a bit of fear,
finally dropping back into urdhva dhanurasana on your own…
is the moment you realize that you can’t stand up for yourself.
In fact, you don’t even have a clue as to how to begin.

And the moment when you slide down the foam pads to your butt…
is the moment you see your tendency to crumble under pressure.

Ashtanga sure is humbling!

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