25 Sep '14, 12pm
Sweat was pouring off of my forehead, dripping into my eyes. Arms shaking, legs off balance, all I could think to do was keep. breathing. Just one more side angle. Another lunge. Downward facing dog and another plank. More push-ups. No, I’m not training for a 5k or a Tough Mudder. I was at PiYo. My newest favorite workout, up there with Zumba, Pound, Holy Yoga and Revelation Wellness . It’s hard. Really hard. And it can be incredibly frustrating to go and do the work and watch the scale go the wrong way. But as I keep doing it, I keep learning more about myself. I’m learning that those early days of yoga, just learning the names of the poses and how to do them the right way? It’s what’s keeping me from hurting myself in a considerably more advanced class. I’m also learning that comparison and competition have no place in my practice. Just like in community, the second my f...