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Want to enhance your practice with a little inspiration from nature? Readers share how water inspires their yoga practice.
“I’ve discovered that compact sand at low tide makes the best practice surface for Handstands. Plus, you can fall without any worries.”
Jersey City, New Jersey
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“While in Costa Rica, I got up on the ledge of a swimming pool that overlooks the ocean. Yoga feels limitless outdoors.”
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“During a yoga retreat in Maui, Hawaii, I was surrounded by nature’s beauty, dear friends, and sea turtles. I had to look up and give thanks.”
Mountain Home, Arkansas
“The raw power of the water rushing under me gave me a feeling of awe. I chose Virabhadrasana II because it makes us more centered and grounded, and gives us a sense of strength and endurance in an ever-changing life.”
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“In this Bharadvajasana variation, I am remembering the wisdom of acceptance and gratitude.”
-Morgan Day Cecil