Sometimes all I need is a chance to let myself be still. Movement Medicine Calm tonight. And when the video ended, I just continued to sit in sukhasana with my hands at my heart. I really don't know how long I sat there, just breathing and being. It was beautiful. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Enz98dDXQfY
Want to know a little secret? I don't have brilliant or amazing insights to share every day. I make most of it up as I go. Bedtime yoga tonight, because what else can you do after a full day and a massage?
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 →
This. This is exactly how I felt last night, trying to practice on my own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o34Hk-c3irA
Two weeks down, fifty to go. Wow, that sounds depressing. Let's try again. Woohoo! I've been doing yoga every day for two weeks! There, that's better. This past week has been quite busy for me, with normal work schedule, new extra work schedule, visit from friend, and my big creative project - in addition to... Continue Reading →
Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. -Yoda Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Choose love. Choose to be the light in the... Continue Reading →
It's so frustrating to make plans, and base so many thoughts and actions around those plans - only to have someone else throw in a wrench and say, "nope, we're doing this now". Or, like I've had lately, the wrenches are more like opportunities to do what I want - but I'm so not ready!... Continue Reading →
Have you ever stopped to think about how much we are influenced by repeated cycles and events? For example, the holiday season. No one is truly immune to it, even when we avoid it. There is a greater sense of community, of connectedness, than at any other time of the year. There is more joy,... Continue Reading →