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Posts Tagged ‘restorative yoga’

Opening hips, opening heart

Today in Vinyasa Yoga class we set intentions. Sometimes I set one for myself, someone I care or someone I know needs a little extra love. Today I set mine for the 9/11 victims. Generic and broad, yes. But there were so many victims on so many levels. We focused a lot of the class […]


Hatha Yoga on Sunday morning

This morning I attended the Hatha Yoga class instead of Vinyasa because we had brunch plans with out of state friends. Hatha isn’t as intense as my regular Sunday Vinyasa class. But it was a good class and I like the teacher. I have had her as a sub before and she teaches the Sunday […]


Yummy Restorative Yoga

Today I took two yoga classes. I took my regular Sunday morning Vinyasa class with Ashley. It was tough and sweaty–great workout. This evening I took a Restorative class with Vickie. It was calming, relaxing and restorative. I want to make the restorative class a more regular occurrence. It is such a relaxing and comfy […]


Improving yoga poses, practice

Yup, another yoga post. Who knew I could write so much about yoga? I have been practicing yoga semi-regularly for about four years now. There are poses that I feel I have made vast improvement with and others that come more easily. And there are those that are still difficult for me to do. Until […]


Simplicity, compassion, patience

I love Happy Hour Yoga with Ken. We do about 55 minutes of regular yoga practice and then 10-15 minutes of restorative yoga. It’s a great way to end the workweek. This week wasn’t too tough–though there were still some long hours involved. But that is getting a little better as I now have someone […]