Often, how we approach our yoga practice is representative of how we live our lives. Sometimes we can see things in our yoga practice that might not be so obvious in our lives. We might discover areas where we're working harder than we need to be, pushing through pain, or struggling against a challenge. We might even be struggling against ourselves.
If one part of you is working against another, you might be working harder than you need to be, which limits how far you can go. You essentially create a glass ceiling for yourself.
What does this look like in yoga? I see a lot of glass ceilings and many injuries in the yoga world. A whole lot of this comes from people opposing themselves. Happily, there's good news. As soon as we see it, it's a huge relief, because we can change everything in an instant. Here are a few ways to perfect your yoga practice so that it treats your body a bit better: