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Posts Tagged ‘poses’

Exploring body, emotions with yoga practice

I took Vickie’s Sunday class and tonight’s class. Her classes throughout the week have the same theme and for the most part are the same class. Sunday’s class was pretty packed and we had to accommodate all the bodies and arms. In order for us to move our arms Vickie had us put our hands […]


It’s about taking care of me again

Tonight I attended the Friday evening Forrest Yoga class. It was a sweaty class with warm air flowing around. Bleh. But the heat really helps you release toxins and get in poses more deeply. I usually work from home on Fridays. And I did today. I was on a roll with what I was working […]


Inverting during your period

The yoga instructors I have been taught by tell women not to do inversions during their period. Tonight in yoga we did shoulder stand. If the instructor does not give an alternative pose I usually choose legs up the wall. Baxter gave us an alternative option tonight. It was almost like legs up the wall […]


Working toward Upward Bow Pose

The past 11 days I worked out 11 times. I am pretty amazed by that. I wasn’t able to work out today. Had some work stuff going on and then a memorial service to attend. But at my yoga class yesterday I was able to do a pose I have never had the guts to […]


Friday evening yoga

After work I headed to the gym for the evening yoga class. I really miss taking yoga more than once a week. But when classes get canceled and other times are tough to fit in your schedule it is what it is. So I take yoga when I can. And, of course, with this class […]