Every so often when someone hears that I teach yoga, they respond with, “Oh! I do yoga!”
This response always makes me cringe a little. While it’s certainly preferable to, “Oh! I find puppy eyes to be a delicacy!”, what I usually surmise from the phrase “do yoga” is that the practitioner’s practice doesn’t extend far beyond the physical, if at all.
So why should I care? Aren’t they moving their bodies and getting exercise? Yes. And that’s all fine and good. It really is.