The teacher said, “Think of what you’ll receive from your practice.”
So I did.
Would I get better flexibility?
Would I leave more relaxed?
Would I get teased for my pink yoga mat?
Would I be embarrassed if I fell?
What I got was,
Shots of pain in the quads, they need more work.
Forty-five minutes without a thought of my job.
A borrowed brown yoga mat and not one fall.
The teacher asked, “What did you receive from your practice?”
What I needed…