We were playing around, warming up our bodies to get into different “impressive” poses inspired by the majesty of the Treasury of Petra. We were aware of the curious eyes on us, but very focused on getting the shot for Jade Yoga’s 2017 calendar. There was nothing spiritual about what I was doing. I was not too concerned about my breath or the flow of energy. I just wanted my muscles to open up to get me into a pseudo yoga pose for the camera. Naturally, those watching us started wondering if we were training for the circus. It certainly felt that way.
I never aspired to join the circus. And yoga always terrified me. Following celebrity yogis in impossible c