The Nemesis Posture

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You know what I’m talking about right? That one posture that gets the best of you every time.  It’s the one you like the least, avoid at all costs at first, and causes you the most angst within the confines of your yoga class. It’s a different posture for everyone and if you practice long enough it can suddenly become a posture you used to be friends with, the one you loved the most, until it became a much different relationship.

Nemesis by definition means:  something that a person cannot conquer or achieve; an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome.  Sounds like the perfect description for that one posture that seems impossible, that has you question how anyone can actually do that with their body?

And so many times we hear our instructors say to us after one of these grueling and impossible postures, “It’s the…

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