“Do not stress over the future or worry about the past, stay present in this moment,” said Sherif my new favorite yoga instructor at Core Power Yoga. Sherif focused on keeping the students minds present in the moment, exhaling anything negative from 2011 and breathing in positive thoughts for 2012. With his beautifully inspiring words, it’s no wonder his New Year’s Eve class reached 65 students. It amazed me that so many yogi’s came out to practice on this holiday and seal their year with something encouraging and positive.
I set the intention of my practice to this small mantra “peace 2012.” I visited the mantra over and over again during my practice to remind me of what I am striving for the most in my life. Peace means different things to everyone. Although the inner beauty pageant girl in me would love to say that I want world peace, that’s not actually what I am referring to. As nice as world peace would be, I’m not sure that it would create peace in myself. Peace to me means to find wiggle room with any inner struggles that I have in my personal life, become more in synch with my friends/family/loved ones needs and vice versa. That’s it. Peace. Beautiful, calm, intentional peace.
What would you let go of from 2011 and bring more of into your life in 2012?
Happy New Year! I am so grateful for you.
What? I have been replaced by some Yogi…OH MY! Well Sherif, keep my girl on her toes and her heart open or I am coming for you!
Namaste Or Else!
Love you Betsy!
You could never be replaced, you’re the one who taught me to appreciate the practice! He’s just my favorite at Core Power Yoga 🙂
If everyone found their own peace first, I think the “world” part of it would happen on its own.
Absolutely agreed. Can you spread the word? 🙂
I think that’s up to folks to figure out for themselves. 😉