4/9/20 Satya ~ Truth

Theme: Satya ~ truth, honesty

Story: The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss

Pose of the day: Vrksasana ~ Tree Pose

Today’s class begins with a centering meditation.

With strength from the Earth, and light from the stars, I share my goodness with friends near and far

Then we warm up our bodies with a series of poses called Surya Namaskarasana, or “Sun Salutation.”
In honor of our main character who performs an impressive balancing act in today’s story, we practice several balance poses including Vrksasana (Tree Pose), Virabhadrasana III (Warrior 3), and Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose). To recreate an intense moment in the story, we attempt a creative new partner pose called “Boat in a Cake” pose. It turns out there were good reasons why no one had ever tried such a pose.

After a restful savasana, we begin our story.

“Breathing in, I feel joy. Breathing out, I share my goodness.”

Today’s story is a classic! A boring day is turned upside-down (along with most everything in the house) by a fun-loving visitor.

Ok! Now go find a special item that makes you smile and get ready for YogaYama!

Reflections

~ Would you tell your mom what happened?

~What might happen if you did?

~What might happen if you did not?

~Can you think of a time when you told the truth even though it was hard to? How did you feel afterwards?

cat giving a high five

High five!

Thanks for doing yoga with us today!

What did you think of today’s class? What are some of your reflections? Please tell me in the comments section below.

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