Fear not the one who has practiced 10,000 kicks once. Fear the one who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. ~Bruce Lee
Last week, during my morning Ashtanga Practice I had an ah-ha moment. I am slowly getting into the habit of doing Ashtanga at least three times a week. So far I’ve completed the standing part of the sequence and almost done with the seated part. My goal was to complete the full Primary Series. When I went to my class I was eager to learn the next pose in my sequence as this would make me one step closer to finishing the seated sequence – eventually the series. I looked at my instructor with excited eyes and asked in my usual high pitched singing voice, can you assist me with the next pose?
My instructor in a calm manner said “next time” and smiled. I said “ok,” smiled back, closed the sequence I knew and left class for the day. Something clicked here. On my train ride to work, I asked myself 3 things: