Inversions – They Weren’t Lying!

As I mentioned in a couple of previous posts, I like inversions, though I’ve had some go-arounds with fear in them.  But, I’ve never really been able to come away from the wall for more than a few seconds at a time (well, I think twice I did longer, but it felt almost accidental).  Today in class, I went up into headstand in my usual way.  I’ve been working on going up by slowly lifting the legs up together with knees bent, rather than kicking up.  I went most of the way up and then had to go to the wall, as usual, but on the way there, I had an interesting split second of “lightness.”  So, as soon as I hit the wall, I started working to take one foot away toward the center of the room and bring the other to meet it.  And… there it was!  It almost felt like I was pulling up from the feet, rather than just pushing down into my head and arms.  I’ve been told that, but I’ve never felt it, so I wasn’t totally sure I believed it, I guess.  But, there it was!

I don’t really have anything else to say about that. 🙂  Who knows if it will happen the next time, or if it will be a while before it does again.  But, it did today and it was super-awesome-cool-diggity.  YAY, YOGA!

Namaste,

L

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