The Hardest Asana…

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go…

Whether is guilt, anger, loss or betrayal.

Change is never easy, we fight to hold on and we fight to let go.

During yoga you learn how to let go without attachments, however before accomplishing with the requirements of that lesson, you need to embrace that the hardest Asana is to let go.

Last Tuesday, I facilitated a Power Vinyasa Class which gratefully, was so full that the participants were asking for an additional attendance sheet, in order to register their names. 

This is an experience that will make any Yoga teacher feel in full bliss, which I am sharing with my loving heart and humble Soul.

When we finished the standing postures and began transitioning to balance poses, it came to my mind how much I love my father who I have lately realized (with heart pain) has become tired of  fighting his Warrior Journey through this life.

Also his unconditional love and devotion not only towards myself and siblings… to my beautiful loving mother.

I sure keep and indeed, will keep my prayers (towards our Creator) to shower him with better health and motivation at least to witness my son, (his only grandson) graduate from college.

However, this is the hardest part of life we most embrace and respect without resentment. 

When we think about the absence of a person we have loved to the moon and back, but is time to let them go, we need to set aside our personal desires and EGO ( edging God outside)

So, I started to prepare my students to get them all, into a Virabhadrasana III or Warrior III

They all got into the pose so beautifully.

 At the beginning there was some struggle.

 But when I told them to spread their wings ( arms) to their sides, they did it as such without hesitation. Not only they were ready to let go, there was also reception to open their hearts for better quality of breath and to love. 

Always, always remember this:

“You are a precious and magnificent child of the light and love from our Creator and no matter how heavy could feel any burden, keep into your mind that stars can’t shine without darkness.”

Namaste πŸ™πŸ» 





Author:

Glenda Lee Santos; Humble Military and Yoga Warrior; RYT-200 hrs; Criminal Justice, BA; Holistic Practitioner with Foundation in Yoga and Ayurveda; CAI; CCR; CACR;SGC


Courtesy of Semperlee Yoga Corp.

How to set Boundaries…


Tuesday Affirmation 

I choose to be kind, because it makes me happy…

But I will defend my boundaries and my loved ones, without hesitation.

Make no mistake 

I am fierce 


Yoga teaches us how to develop, physical flexibility and how to transfer it as such, towards self treatment and others.

However, without applying the universal alignment principles during a yoga practice, there is potential risk of  getting injured.

When getting to Warrior one, two or Humble Warrior poses, if your leg placed forward do not keep the knee aligned to the ankle there is unnecessary weight to that knee. Hence, exposure to unnecessary danger.

Same happens in life, when the word boundary becomes an allergic term to our vocabulary.
Boundaries are required and necessary.

Love yourself, how you would like others to love you.

Namaste 


Author:

Glenda Lee Santos; Humble Military and Yoga Warrior; RYT-200 hrs; Criminal Justice, BA; Holistic Practitioner with Foundation in Yoga and Ayurveda.



Courtesy of Semperlee Yoga Corp.

Rising While Alive and Kicking.

BE ALL YOU CAN BE…

Because the world is waiting for you to share your gifts. You are a gifted beautiful soul. Do not let emotional or energy vampires to take you down to their darkness. There is always a way out on time. What defines us is how well we rise after falling.

We also rise by lifting others, keep that into the archives of your mind. Be grateful for your blessings instead of complaining wanting more…hence your light will shine.

You have the power within you to rise above whatever is currently seeking to bring you down.

Last but not least;

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling,but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius


Author:

Glenda Lee Santos; Humble Military and Yoga Warrior; RYT-200 hrs; Criminal Justice, BA; Holistic Practitioner with Foundation in Yoga and Ayurveda.


Courtesy of Semperlee Yoga Corp.