July 2, 2012

Humble Warrior: Off the Mat.


Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that the state of Colorado has had nine wildfires burning at the same time.

One of them is the largest fire in size in state history and another is the most destructive in state history, with over 300 private dwellings burned to the ground.

Thousands of firefighters have been sent in to fight these fires—in high heat and very dangerous conditions.

This photo shows the dedication of one of these crews who elected to sleep near the fire lines.

I’ve been practicing yoga off and on for the past 15 years, with the last seven of them being rather intentional, and I’ve never seen such a powerful example of “humble warrior” pose aka Virabhadrasana.

This is what it looks like on the mat:

This is what it looks like off the mat.

God bless ’em.


Editor: Kate Bartolotta

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