The History of My Feet: Episode I

Ahhh, the (his)tory of my feet..



[Deep breaths punctuate throughout]

This topic came up for a blog post when I heard something AMAZING the other day.  I was streaming a class from YogaGlo with Tara Judelle, and she said: establish relationships with each of your toes…Flexing+the+Lower+Legs...+-+2010

Something clicked.  Like, locked in from the tips of my toes up all the way to my shoulders.

Was in Down Dog at the time, & I could just feel my heels settle in and down, my knee muscles feeling bound super securely to the flesh of my legs and the tendons and even the few prickly hairs on the surface of my skin.  They all conjoined, with energy running up both legs into my hips & sacrum; shooting up my back, spiraling out in webs of fascia working to ease and relax my bones into proper alignment.

This is for me the experience of safe space.  And creating it starts by establishing a relationship with each of my toes…

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