THE WALL = safety, security, stability, borders, support, resistance, feedback
MIDDLE OF THE ROOM = Freedom, open, no limits, extension, expansion
Observing how the body and mind respond to freedom and limits in asana practice - in which poses, on which days, in which moods and at what times - is an opportunity for self-investigation.
When do you want (or resist) support and stability?
When is it useful (or challenging) to extend into unbounded space?
When do you benefit from a clearly-defined boundary to move into or away from?
In which poses do you crave freedom?
One person might be able to balance in Handstand when she is close to a wall, or even better near the corner of the room. Others can balance only in the centre of a large, empty room.
How you respond to working within defined limits or the delight you take in moving into unbounded space can be an interesting inquiry into your relationship to both.