My mother was a professional ballet dancer. Although, if you ask her, she will tell you that I am ten times more flexible than she. Hereditary or not, I have been blessed with a rather bendy body. When I was in elementary school, we did this yearly President’s Challenge Fitness thing part of which was […]Read more "To Bind or Not to Bind"
When I first saw Super Soldier, I thought there was no possible way I could ever achieve the full expression. It’s still hard for me to get my hand off the ground to salute. But I am sharing it with you because it reminds me that we should always give things a try – because […]Read more "Did you get it? (Super Soldier Pose)"
Flying Pigeon Pose is actually one of the first advanced poses I ever tried. I saw it in Yoga Journal and thought I might be able to pull it off but didn’t want anyone to see me fail. So I locked myself in my boss’ office and gave it a shot. I was so excited […]Read more "Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying Pigeon Pose)"
First and foremost, shout-out to my girl Erinn in the picture above who totally went for it in the middle of NYC this afternoon. Outside of my daughter, I never post pictures of anyone else in a posture. Wheel, however, is a different story… Wheel Pose, something that seems simple to many, is a thorn […]Read more "Bridge Pose vs. Wheel Pose "
I love this posture because it takes something that comes quite easily to me (touching my knee with my head) and makes it hard. I don’t 100% understand postures that are dedicated to someone. I know I can use the “interwebs” to find out, but I don’t feel like it just now. This posture is […]Read more "Marichyasana I "
I continue to love this challenge because people can join me. I love sharing yoga with other people – especially people who have never practiced before. This is such a great way to begin a practice or just tip your toe in the water and see that while it can be hard, it isn’t impossible. […]Read more "May I Begin Yoga Challenge (Days 17-24)"
Back when we last met (or when I last wrote about my weekly workout plans) I had high hopes for myself. While they weren’t all smashed to bits, I wasn’t as successful as I had hoped. I am not the best when it comes to working out while away from home. That said, I did […]Read more "Weekly [Non-Existant] Workouts (May Who Even Knows)"