Monthly Archives: December 2009

Focusing your mind during yoga

Yoga can be really boring.  Yes, there…I’ve said it.  Phew!  Well, it can.   As a teacher, I’m not sure it’s ok to admit such things about a practice I love, but I’m not fond of ignoring  my reality and it feels good to get this off my chest.  I’m sure you’ve been in that class where there are one too many sun salutations in a row and you start wondering if the teacher is actually trying to get you to build internal heat or just filling time.  I know, as ‘good’ yogis or yoginis we are supposed to be able to shut out all such distracting thoughts and focus on the breath, but that can be a challenge.

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