Rksana: Protective Practice to Sustain Women as We Age

Autumn Flowers in Front of a Full Moon by Hiroshige

Autumn Flowers in Front of a Full Moon by Hiroshige

"While I had always been a strong asana practitioner, during this period I often felt like a gerbil spinning on the wheel to nowhere as I would rotate through my posture sequence. I encountered aches in my hips, knees, and shoulders that I had never experienced before. Sometimes I would just curl up in Child’s pose, exhausted from very little effort. Stripped of the stamina that I had come to rely upon, I was afraid that I would never recover from this malaise. 

Fortunately for me, my teacher at the time was able to put my experience into perspective..."

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