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You’ve been folding forward in the side splits for what seems like half an hour now. You:
Are totally cool with it. “It’s about how it feels, the places it takes you, not how it looks like on the outside!” Nobody points out you’re nowhere near the floor.
Are thinking about the report that’s due tomorrow, and that if you’d been writing it instead of doing this ridiculous pose that’s not going anywhere anyhow, you’d probably be finished with it.
Wonder whether you’ll use the over-the-counter or the prescription ointment to soothe your hamstrings after class.
Notice that those bendy yoga chicks are a lot closer to the floor than you and figure that if you don’t rest your hands on the mat like the teacher told you to, you’re bound to catch up with them.
What kind of yogi are you?