So this morning, while being pulled and twisted into Marichyasana-D, I was on my third inhale, and a question bust into my consciousness - completely and utterly shattering any semblance of composure I might have had in that moment.
How is tying myself into knots going to help me find enlightenment?!
Promptly after class I regaled the Artist and the Mathematician with this question. The Artist calmly provided a reasonable enough conclusion, certainly in the spirit of Mr. Miyagi:
Concentration & Discipline.