Stubbed my pinky toe tonight, mid-riff, during a small group session. It hurts. It also completes a series of nagging, little, right side injuries that began at the top of my shoulder on Monday, moved to my upper quadratus laborum on Wednesday and ended up at the base of my foot late Thursday night.
As a Yoga Therapist I am not at all surprised. My right side is my weaker side, prone to injury; fussy, tight and often uncooperative.
Here’s where I begin: Balls and Straps!
- Tennis balls on my feet with deep diaphragmatic breaths.
- Shoulder/Strap with Tadasana and Ujayii Pranayama.
- 5″ Black Ball at the lower back, heart open, Kaki breaths.
The practice of yoga is an invitation to yoke mind, body and spirit. Somethings out of whack within me. But I’m o.k.; working balls, straps and breath. Opening to bliss, connecting to my own essential nature, leaning into my Truth…