Teaching in a new studio has involved adding new elements into my yoga classes. This has led to hours and hours of wrestling with how to adapt while being true to myself and making it authentic rather than forced.
I searched for inspiration, planed how to plot out my classes, felt frustrated and constrained rather than inspired and in flow. But after several weeks of agonizing the magic light bulb in my mind finally turned on. The struggling made me focus on what it is I want to convey to my students, how I want to help them, and what is the core my mission/vision. It forced me to grow and get focused.
How many times has my stubbornness, independence, and opinion led me to miss an opportunity to create something new; something potentially more powerful, rewarding and beautiful?