San Francisco

Yoga in the Park

Today I ventured to my local park to practice yoga outside. I found a plot of firm dirt underneath a palm tree. The sun beamed down on the hilltop park and the heat attracted a large Sunday crowd. I established my breath for a practice focused on steadiness. My teachers taught me that achieving steadiness is easier when preceded by movement. My Warrior I began dynamically ~ leg straightened, leg bent ~ arms cactus style, arms straight in the air. I paused in Warrior I and held my gaze steady avoiding the eyes of passerby's walking adorable dogs. Steadiness. Breathing in light, breathing out and concentrating that energy.