My inversion practice makes me feel powerful.
Seeing Tripod Headstand for the first time is what got me hooked on yoga.
The potential of the body to make so many amazing shapes really lights the fire in my practice.
At the same time, the ability to not get attached to those postures keeps me humble.
Making a decision to care for my body when going upside down might not be the right thing – if I’m sick, or working through an injury for example – is equally empowering.
The asana practice helps us cultivate a sense of agency that really begins to carry through into our life decisions, where our understanding of personal power matters most.