How and why one writer took up yoga

Los Angeles Times Yoga opened doors she had long ago closed – Writer and teacher Colette LaBouff Atkinson describes how she came to her yoga practice when her body seemed to be breaking down:

But in yoga, as anyone and everyone who’s ever benefited from it will say, all kinds of things became possible. I was there only to breathe; nothing to revise or make again. The yoga instructor — more than one, really — would walk by me and say, “Soft face.” Sometimes the teacher would put her fingers into my furrowed brow as she passed.