The Case For Not Burning Incense In Yoga Studios
When most people walk into a yoga class and smell incense, they feel a sense of relaxation. For me, it’s sheer anxiety.
While I look able-bodied, I’m a 32-year-old living with the terminal lung disease known as cystic fibrosis. Even the smallest amount of smoke of any sort triggers painful inflammation in my lungs. And that is the exact opposite of what I want to feel during my yoga practice.