"Wherever you are is where you’re supposed to be and it is perfect."
I’ve been using this line with my students a LOT lately. I recently quoted this line during an interview about Journey to Hope…and just this past week, I began to believe it myself.
There are times when I push my students from behind, when I am still searching for the exact details that I am giving them. And yet there are times when I sit, teach, and wait for them to find their own light – while I wait to greet them on the other side.
To be a yoga teacher is to live life in the public eye. Our students and friends wish for us to be the pinnacle of health, spirituality and grace. I strive, every day, to be on that path. I truly TRY to live my yoga. Some days I fly, while others I fall flat on my face. I do not claim to be perfect – but I do claim to be happy. And in doing so, I also claim to have balance within. It is why I tell my students to find a drishti (concentration spot) that is an inanimate object. I then usually joke and say that I am NOT an inanimate object! It’s true that I have happiness and balance within – but, as with all – there are days when I lose that balance.