Archive | April 6, 2012
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When you tune into your inner self, you tune into the intricacies of your body. Your muscles, your joints, your nerves…they all create one loud voice when needed. This is what Yoga is teaching me. I am learning to listen quite closely to my body. This morning, I knew that I needed to do twists. My body […]
Things you learn when you do yoga: – Savasana is a great pose for breathing exercises when lying next to a toddler who is unwilling to sleep otherwise – Kapalabhati is not tolerated by said toddler (and I imagine Basthrika isn’t either) – “watching” your breath for longer than a minute gives you deeper insight […]
I was alerted to look out for a spectacular gibbous moon in the comments by Jim, one of my students who has to do the Challenge “virtually” this year. And sure enough, just as I was settling my 7 o’clock class into savasana I looked out and there it was: bright and white and perfect, […]
I’m sitting here on the sofa, completely exhausted from having gotten up ridiculously early and then working for 9 hours at the hospital, with three kids who are as exhausted as me, waiting for the plumber to come. It’s 9pm, and all I can think about is my warm, comfortable bed. I’m such a princess […]