Yoga is not a competition.
Easy to say, harder to practice. We know that yoga is not a competition with others, but remember, it also not a competition with yourself. Just as you only have encouragement and awe for your fellow yogis in class - the guy next to you who can arm balance first time, the girl who keeps falling in Vrksasana (tree pose) but eventually finds stillness, we need to have the same encouragement and awe in ourselves. Our bodies behave differently every time we step onto the mat. The