Thus many of the physical body discourses lost some of their militant character and became much more gentle and introspective. Words like harmony’ and relaxation’ now came to the foreground. And still the discourses all shared the aims of body beauty and aesthetics. The new gentler discourses embodied however beauty ideals which proved more compliant with existing female body ideals. So in this way some of the physical exercises slowly became more attractive to a female audience.
Sure, I had struggled as he had, but I finally managed to quit, through his encouragement. It was, after all, mind over matter.Apanasana, Supta Balas Pose Yoga Was I lucky, or just sensible? I do not know, but I had set my mind upon something and, finally, I accomplished the goal. But his quitting was also part of my goal. I didn’t only want to save myself.Apanasana, Supta Balas Pose Yoga When I learned of his suffering, I was able to help in so many ways, but I wanted to do much more. Particularly for my dad. When I was in my sophomore year at NYU and had just moved into my new home, my father’s health took a rapid decline.