Ask Strala: Am I doing it right?

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Question

Am I doing it right? I always feel like I’m doing it wrong! What can I do?

 

Answer

Am I doing it right?

It’s normal to want to do things right. It’s also normal to worry about doing it wrong.

How often do you worry and second-guess yourself? With your work, relationships, kids, big decisions, or even small decisions? How often do you worry you’re doing it wrong in your yoga?

 

Most yoga traditions have extensive rules about how to do things right. How to point, twist and turn every inch of your body. How to live and breathe, what it should look and feel like, what it should do for you.

The problem with these never-ending rules is, they never end. If it’s these rules that matter, if they’re the key to it all, you’ll have no choice but to seek the experts at every turn. You’ll never master them. How could you? Only a guru could possibly get it right.

So is there another way?

 

Yoga is yours to practice how you want. Being you, in your life, is yours to practice how you want. You already are your own best expert. You only need to believe that.

You can believe there are extensive rules in yoga, that they are real, and that you need to go through someone else to get them. Or you can believe in you, in your ability to guide your body from how you feel.

You can believe there are extensive rules in life, that they are real, and that you need to go through someone else to get them. Or you can believe in you, in your ability to guide your life from how you feel.

You can create your own life. You can make your own rules to get there. You have what you need to get it done.

 

If you believe other people make the rules and have the keys, you’ll practice worry even in your yoga.

If you believe in your own intuition as the best guide for your life, then you make your own rules and walk your own steps. You won’t need anyone else’s keys. All the doors are already unlocked.

 

Yoga is your chance to practice believing in you.

-Mike

 

About Strala Yoga Training

Strala combines the movement and healing wisdom of tai chi with the form vocabularies of yoga, tai chi, qigong, and Traditional Chinese and Japanese Medicine, to help people release stress, move easily through challenge, and live radiantly inspiring lives.

It begins with a mindset, that says our best way to get where we’re going is to feel good along the way. It also works miracles for whole health, helping us to find ease in our bodies and minds, and create the right conditions both for healing and optimal performance.

In our Strala Training Courses, you learn to shape your destiny on every level that counts, from your psychology, chemistry and neurology, to your chromosomes and even gene expression. The unique set of skills you develop – for connecting with yourself and others, unblocking your energy, healing what needs healing and accomplishing challenge with ease – uncovers your ability to create the life you want, and be an inspiring leader to the people around you.

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