"Your time on the mat can be like a language lab, giving you opportunity to listen to your body, to make mistakes, and to correct them compassionately," writes Sage Rountree. Find out how to tune in and respond to what your body has to say.
"Intention serves to inspire and focus you mentally and spiritually. Goals, on the other hand, help you apply the right physical effort to the task at hand," writes Sage Rountree. Do you have an intention and goals for your practice?
The focus and determination that makes athletes excel in their sports may be the very things that frustrate them in yoga class. Here, Sage Rountree explains how athletes can adapt these skills to excel in yoga, too.