The 3rd Belief

Every day I talk to people who say they have always wanted to try yoga. When I invite them to my class, however, I find that most believe one of three things about themselves:


#1

I am not flexible.


Once upon a time, every human started life as an infant. Babies are born super squishy, malleable blobs of clay. Children remain inherently flexible in both body and mind until they have a reason not to be. The body and mind are programmed to keep each being alive - not flexible. Stress is specifically the hardening agent of both our mind and muscles. Combined with sedentary life and lack of creative outlets- stress will freeze the physical an