1. Trust life: There is an intelligence to life itself, and part of being 20-something is daring to trust the process and the unfolding of your life. Don’t worry about seeing the end of the road. The practice is to savor as many moments as possible along the way, as you learn to skillfully engage and ride the waves. Honor where you are, rather than where you are going. Remember, there will always be parts of life that will be concealed to you—that’s part of what makes life so sweet!
Posture 1: Baddha Konasana
1. Begin in a seated position, with the soles of your feet together and knees spread wide. If your back is rounded in this position, place a cushion or blanket underneath your hips.
2. Bring both hands to your feet, or place a strap around your feet.
3. Lengthen your spine, engage your abdominals and externally rotate your shoulders and upper arms.
4. As you continue to lengthen and strengthen the torso, press your knees toward the ground or blocks, the crown of your head upward and press the soles of the feet together.
5. Breathe deeply, in through the nose and out through the mouth. Then allow the breath to enter into a three-part breath. Stay here for a few moments, and turn the attention inward as you say to yourself “I trust the unfolding of my life”.
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