Here’s a peak to a chapter in my upcoming book Yoga Optimized.
“If you’ve ever taught anything, you know the joy of those moments when the line between teaching and learning is blurred.
I want to tell you about my favorite yoga student and what I learned from him.
In 2002, I taught at a private school for boys in Vancouver, British Columbia. In this class of eighth-graders, one of the students was blind. I had to put braille on his yoga mat so he could always know where he was in space.
Watching him practice filled me with delight. He wasn’t a contortionist or a bendy social media yoga superstar. He was, in fact, quite stiff.
Yet even in a tight body, he was free of what I consider to be the biggest wrong turn we all take on the road to happiness: the need for the approval of others...”
(Download the pdf to read the rest)
With Love and Aloha,