Sometimes, we may think that meditation is about making ourselves into a different person. Perhaps, into somebody who is special and without shortcomings. Remember that at the beginning of this challenge we defined meditation as meeting yourself as you are, where you are. In yoga we know that throughout your whole being there is deep peace, compassion and love. All the techniques in yoga are just trying to help remove whatever obstacles there are to feeling more like you, at peace, aware and filled with love and compassion. How is that experience for you?
If you want to release tension in your hips and lower back before your practice you can try
Guided meditation below, when the recording comes to an end, take as long as you wish to enjoy the silence and to savor the effects of the practice.