He managed to persist, survive the full session :-) of the energy flow. In the end, as we concluded the practice with our customary deep relaxation to body & mind (and a group offering of gratitude for the greater good of all beings) the beautiful smile on his face said it all. He's in it for life. Witnessing this spontaneous transformations week after week, practice after practice, person after person has been a beautiful journey. Personally, I'm grateful for this opportunity to be an instrument to hold the space for smiles to emerge naturally. A thought immediately flashed, flexibility at one level (physical) could simultaneously stretch one's others dimensions (mind & emotions) as well. Commit to a regular practice, speaking from personal experience it's the sure way to improve flexibility in all dimensions of one's total personality.