Inhale, the arms float up,
Exhale, the arms float down,
Namaste, at the heart.
Inhale, the body bends,
Hands at top of mat,
Feet pressing back,
The body in a V, exhale,
Downward-Facing Dog.
Inhale the feet jump
To the front of the mat,
Exhale, swooping into
Forward Bend, inhale
Hands on shins, crown
Of head goes up, exhale,
The heart opens, Namaste.
Inhale, squatting with hands
At sides, then exhale,
Down on all fours
Into Table Top.
Inhale, folding legs
Into Lotus Pose, exhale,
Hands to heart, I
Bow to the teacher
And once again,
Namaste: the spirit in me
Honors, the spirit in you.


Written after yoga class one day. Namaste!

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over 3 years

And repeat! LOL

Nice poem

Barb Clarke
Barb Clarke
over 3 years

Bottoms up! Okay only kidding, thanks Vic for liking/reading.

Ingeborg von Finsterwalde/Waltraud I Mack
over 3 years

Thank you for the valuable Yoga 101 lesson. I truly enjoyed this poem. Such fun reading. Just beautiful.

Barb Clarke
Barb Clarke
over 3 years

It was fun to write, thanks for reading and liking.

Barb Clarke
over 5 years

Thanks Robert. Seems too many things are about money and numbers rather than people these days!

Robert L. Martin
over 5 years

After reading this poem, I feel nice and relaxed, like I went through those poses with you. Also, thanx for favoriting my poem "The Team." I hate what professional sports has become. No more teamwork. Moneywork is more like it.

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