https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qiKJRoX_2uo Really enjoyed starting my practice with this one tonight. When it ended, I thought "wait, that's it?! I need more!" So of course I practiced tree pose on my own for a bit. This is a pose I really enjoy, because the balance is challenging for me without being out of my reach. I... Continue Reading →
Here we are, folks. I've marked 7 days of yoga on my calendar. Seven consecutive days of practice. Some insights from this first week of Yoga 365: Waiting till the end of the day is not always a good thing. Sometimes it's a great thing, when you have the perfect slow, stretchy practice after a... Continue Reading →
Here's a tip: if you're trying to do 30 minutes of yoga a day and you have a massage scheduled in the evening, don't "save" (a.k.a. postpone) the yoga til after the massage. Trust me, your body would rather just relish the loose muscles and sleepy feeling.
Day 3 is in the books, and I'm feeling good! (Not especially, actually. But fake it 'til ya make it.)
Sometimes, we are blessed with people who not only love and support us, they also challenge us and push us to work harder for our dreams. I got lucky; I have one of those people. I now have a huge reward, and an equally proportioned challenge: in exchange for 365 days of consecutive yoga practice,... Continue Reading →
So it's been ages. Maybe two or three. But here I am, thinking about my blog again. Wondering why I never do seem to be able to keep up with it. So instead of just contemplating, I am doing. (for once) Lots of people I know are taking the time for November to post on... Continue Reading →
Ah, New Year's Day. The day when we all get to be shiny and new. Yesterday we promised that next year, we would be better: healthier, happier, kinder, more forgiving, more generous, more thoughtful, more organized. Today is the day most of us try our best to fulfill that promise. Tomorrow is the day most... Continue Reading →