Yoga speed dating
He’d lean back and I’d have to hold him up, and vice versa — like a reverse trust fall.
“That’s created an atmosphere where people are more thirsty for real connection, and I think that’s all mindfulness really is.” I arrived at the Institute’s August tantric speed dating event in yoga pants and a tank top (fitting, I assumed, given the setting) — but many of the other participants wore dating-formal attire.
As I stared at the room full of women in dresses and men in slacks, I realized this wasn’t going to be the group-meditation session I was expecting.
My first few matches were with men whose eyes I gazed into for prolonged periods of time, or whose hands I held while still staring into their eyes.
We were sometimes told to compliment each other — the recipient had to say “thank you” after each kind statement — or share what gives us joy.
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If only I could find the right meditation app to download on my phone …