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Old 07-23-2009, 03:04 PM   #5
Janet Rosen
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Re: No Pain, No Gain

Thank you for an excellent essay on the role of pain in training and finding the pain free path.

Personally, I credit learning to relax into nikkyo with teaching me, off the mat, to relax into and cope with "benign pain," that is, transient pain that is not signaling tissue injury, as well as to relax and cope with pain that cannot otherwise be immediately treated (because anxiety does increase our experience of pain tremendously).

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