I Do Love Yoga

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    My mat It beckons for my feet My towel It waits for my sweat My water It douses my thirst My breathing It calms my mind My poses It strengthens my spirit My eyes It shuts the world This is my practice As a monk hums the hymns. This is my style As a maestro conducts with con brio...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2012

    Don't Kid Yourself. It's Hard!!

    I started doing Yoga when I was 18. It wasn’t very popular then as that was the time when “the 20 minute workout” was the latest craze. I learned mostly from books and still use the first one I bought. The first time I tried it, I initially thought it was a little...
    mimi28 mimi28
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2010

    The Tree of Yoga

    "When you grow a plant you first dig the earth, remove the stones and weeds, and make the ground soft. Then you put the seed into the ground and surround it with the soft earth so carefully that when the seed opens it will not be damaged by weight of the earth. Finally, you...
    Sleepless34 Sleepless34
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Mar 27, 2009

    I Love Yoga!

    Yoga is hands down my favorite way to exercise.  I am a naturally flexible person anyway, even though I have sustained back injuries and surgery so I can't really move my spine.  But even still I can do quite a bit with my arms and legs and I LOVE sun salutations. ...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 1, 2009

    Yoga Is Simply Amazing

    I got into yoga the summer before my senior year of high school. I was going through quite of bit of stress at the time, and it really helped me just deal with it in a stoic manner. I started out teaching myself from articles and books, and worked at mastering the salutation...
    Eirene44 Eirene44
    22-25, F
    Dec 13, 2010

    Longtime Yoga Student

    I've been doing it since my teens. I'm 48, couldn't imagine life without it.
    davedaddykh1 davedaddykh1
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2012
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