We hold tension in our tissues, muscles and mind.
By gently leaning into that tension and learning how to breathe and be present and comfortable in that tension is the first step to inner peace. When leaning into that tight spot, think of space, think of the vast sky. Lean into the muscle or tissue tension for a few seconds, think of creating space, and then release back into a neutral place. With gentle persistence by committing to our Yoga practice we will create space, we will release that tension and learn to be comfortable and learn to be present.
This works the same for tension in the mind. If you have a scary or uncomfortable thought, lean into it, sit with it for a few seconds. Then let it go, think of creating space.
We don’t have to look outward anymore for relief. That place of peace resides inside…
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