The instructor began our session in a calm but stern voice as she informed us that this was not going to be easy. If we wanted easy yoga, we needed to go somewhere else.
My mental state was understandably agitated. I was afraid, confused, frustrated, and embarrassed. On top of it all, I was in pain.
I suffered alone for quite some time, living in a daze of deep anxiety and deeper shame. I was so scared of what may happen if anyone found out about these terrifying thoughts living in my mind.