Much to my surprise, my fellow yogis attending the free Monday night Yoga sessions at Fort Washington Park, turned the tables on me when they presented me with a monetary gift to show their appreciation! I intended to do those Yoga sessions to show my appreciation and somewhat “repay” all those who have been faithfully attending my classes and coming to my retreats. A heartfelt THANK YOU to all of you!
Those intentions, however, also included a little selfishness on my part! I love doing yoga outside and I wanted to share that experience with my students. As the weeks went by, I witnessed steady attendance and realized they also enjoyed the outside practice. More amazing than that- we all shared a love for the same thing…YOGA!
It is still a mystery how, over time, a purely physical practice of postures has turned into such a deep, heart-centered practice that has influenced every part of my life. I still can’t explain the transition but know that matters of the heart cannot always be explained. Even more amazing is that I was able to spend those Yoga at the Park sessions with others who are experiencing that same transformation.
When I take a look at the pictures of one of the sessions we did at the Park focusing on the air element and heart center, I see, without a doubt, a heart transformation taking place by simply looking at the expressions on all the faces….AMAZING! See for yourself …