Me and Maitri demonstrating savasana variations; pink, cashmere pajamas from the thrift shop more than a decade ago.
Rising from post-morning meditation savasana. Have you been practicing?
Meanwhile, I was on a work telephone call. But I will make time for some nourishing practice for my own body/mind/spirit at the end of the workday.
If you are too tired to do savasana, it is probably a good thing to be taking a nap.
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