and loved it. They were December 22nd & December 29th. Both were 2 hours long. They were poses we've done before. We also did 1/2 hr. of zen walking. It was then followed by bhudeva meditation with the glass bowls. After all that it was 10 minutes of savasana.
and peaceful workout. Ever since I started yoga, I've felt so much better. Every move I make just feels stronger and effortless. It's weird. I mean I almost feel like a graceful dancer just by walking. Lol. I'm much more flexible, my posture is great, I wake up with more energy...
and on for about 12 years. I know very well that I can do it by myself at home, anytime I want. And sometimes I do.
But I really prefer the interaction and the atmosphere of a class, with an instructor who provides guidance, lights candles, etc. And I have found a decent yoga...
hips, sciatic nerve system, back & neck. As of Tuesday night we've been opening up our shoulders and I have to say that mine are still sore. Of course we had to open up our shoulders again last night. Maybe by February 9th we are going to be working on our kidneys
and I am taken away. So present that it's almost not real. Movement surges from within and I follow, trusting, in sync with all that I am. I always come out a little changed, a little better, a little happier, a little more free. It just takes one breath.
every sense of the word by the way :-) ) shared her story about Yoga:
And it also got me thinking that my transformation story and the path towards rediscovering myself, started actually almost three years ago.
As part of a renewed interest in my health and well-being...
as I like to practice it at home sometimes both for relaxation and fitness. I've got some flexibility an am in pretty good shape for the most part. I'm not completely advanced however. Lately, I've been wanting to expand my practice by joining a class only I'm not sure what...
ladies, or even guys to do...it just is so amazing and useful in everyway. You will understand your body well and is a very healthy thing to do. Great thumbs up to it.
No matter how busy i am, i always try to give sometime to it. Yoga all the way people :)
that they are not good at yoga. The beauty of yoga is that it is not a contest. There is no good or bad yoga.
I just read this interesting blog entry that discusses being 'good' at yoga.
and bladder damage, as well as a medication resistant pain disorder and carpal tunnel from overmedication since I was a teenager. I was told point blank by a doctor that my life-expectancy had been cut in half. I also suffer from PTSD.
I began practicing yoga and mindfulness...
and do 20 minutes of asanas each day when I get up and also when I get home from work each day between that and chanting I must say I have found real balance in my day. The next step in my journey is taking up some meditation lessons with a Buddhist monk starting late this month...
Life can be stressful and my mind can be racing all day long. It's great to take an evening yoga class and re-center myself. The yoga poses challenge me but I try to be understanding and compassionate toward myself - such a challenge! I can't wait until my next class!!! Hehe