Saturday, September 24, 2011

T.D.D. ~ The Acrobat and the Meditator

Tricycle Daily Dharma September 24, 2011

The Acrobat and the Meditator

We are so used to projecting our attention out into the world around us, it is a noticeable shift when we face inward and feel the subtle swaying of the head on the shoulders, along with all the muscular microcompensations keeping our body centered in gravity. The acrobat, like the meditator, is bringing conscious awareness to a process that is always occurring but is generally overlooked, which is a vital first step to learning anything valuable about ourselves.

– Andrew Olendzki, "Keep Your Balance"

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