Headstands scare me. My mountain climber won't come off the mat. And I'm a wuss in chair pose.
However, I did side crow on Saturday and now I can't stop doing it!!
My shoulders and arms have been so sore! I didn't realize doing the pose over and over again would leave me in agony for two days. Now I know why we only hold arm balances for a limited number of breaths in class and not 10 minutes.
Either way, I'm so happy to have this pose in my practice. It's renewed my excitement for yoga. My new studio, in my new city, has really opened my mind to try new poses on the mat. I used to always go for the safe variations, but I've realized if I just try, those little tries add up to one satisfying result.