There are days in January when it feels like winter might stretch on forever. The excitement of the holidays has passed, and while the days are starting to get longer, the heaviness of the season may have started to settle in.
These are the days that I crave hibernation. A mug of tea, a blanket, a new book. My mind tells me I should move, but my body feels lethargic and heavy. I just want to surrender to it.
But I don’t. I unroll my mat, I breathe and I begin to move. Slowly at first, but as my body and breath move together something begins to shift.