Stranger in a Strange Land

I once read that in Japanese, all the words for ‘thank you’ translate more literally as ‘resentment’. This appealed to my cynical, 20-year-old self–it’s a way to acknowledge a debt we didn’t ask for, like someone holding the door for us.

More powerful is to recognize that our gratitude is the payment, whether for someone holding the door for us, or each sunrise we get to see, for each moment we get to spend with our loved ones.

+5Vrksasana > Regular, Lizard
+15Eka Hasta Padangusthasana > Ardha Hanumanasana, Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
+25Eka Pada Galavasana > Trikonasana > Ardha Chandrasana, Baddha Parsvakonasana
+35Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Optional press-up assist)
+45Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (Regular, Thigh Stretch), Eka Pada Bhekasana, Fingertip Bhujasana
+55Dhanurasana, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (Partner)
+65Adho Mukha Svanasana (Partner), Ardha Matseyandrasana, Bharadvajasana (I or II)
+75Upavistha Konasana, Janu Sirsasana (Regular, Parivrtta), Dwi Pada Yogidandasana

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Published by Michael Alan Dorman

Programmer, yogi, guitarist, drummer.