Yoga Exploration

I’m on my Spring Break (one week paid vacation in March) again. Last Spring Break I discovered veganism and committed. This Spring Break, my change of choice is yoga.

I began by doing about 20 minutes of yoga for the past three days using a phone app. This morning, I attended my very first live, in-person yoga session. There were only three other attendees in this session, and the instructor was very welcoming, which made my first time perfect.

I loved it. It makes sense. Yoga seems like a selfish activity, however, like veganism, it’s about making the planet a better place. If you can connect with yourself, you can then connect with others more easily.

I am not a religious person, and I’m not sure yet if I’m spiritual, however, I do feel that the Earth can be my spirit if it comes to that.

I’ve been wanting to meditate for a while, and did not realize how much yoga and meditation go together until now. They go hand-in-hand, and I can’t believe I didn’t know that. Yoga is active meditation rather than stationary stoic meditation.

I plan to commit for a year. I hope it to be as successful and life-changing for me as veganism was throughout last year.

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