To Align or Not To Align

Stillness. Peace. Tranquillity. Those were the words I carefully and deliberately repeated to myself today. Over and over — for seventy-five full minutes of bliss.

In my 250-odd published articles (plus another 300 or so if we sum my admittedly tame attempts of blogging), I’ve never written about my yoga practice. It’s personal; I’m still a beginner; and it hardly ever seemed relevant. In August I passed the five-year mark since that memorable day in Sydney when I instantly fell in love with yoga. Some 550 classes later — perhaps 750 hours of yoga practice in total — I am far off that…