The greatest benefits of Bikram Yoga happen when we are outside of our comfort zone, holding the posture in stillness, and breathing normal.
Being under control inside, regardless of the outside.
The greatest storm could be raging on the surface of the ocean, but in the depths below it remains calm.
The wind and waves will most certainly stir some things up down there, but only enough to create the subtle shifts of growth.
If we can be comfortable when it’s uncomfortable, we can have a better life.
You’re trying to touch the ceiling.
Here’s a quick test:
- Lift your right arm up over your head.
- Stretch it up as much as you can.
- Now stretch a little more.
What’s up with that?
Stretch up. Touch the ceiling.