30 Days of Yoga

Liberate

Today's session was self lead and full of crying because I don't fucking know why, but day 30 always is a tear fest. It's certainly got something to do with succeeding and knowing you've been on this journey with thousands of other people all over the world and somehow feeling them through the ether, and… Continue reading Liberate

30 Days of Yoga

Power

Today, I have the power to stay on task. I mean, I had the power to stay in those standing splits the whole time and do shiva squats, so I could probably conquer the galaxy if I put my mind and brawn to it today. But we'll save becoming Supreme Leader of the Universe for… Continue reading Power

30 Days of Yoga

Lead and Light

I've thought quite hard about it, and the best way I can describe how I felt yesterday is akin to a deflated balloon. It's not a unique simile, but it's the most accurate. It was like I'd lost all my air, and just sort of bumped along on the ground, listless and droopy. I realized… Continue reading Lead and Light

30 Days of Yoga

Curate

I really feel like I've been creating a new me, or rather, a slightly improved me, over the last couple weeks. Truly, new year, new me. Annoying but honest. In yoga, I think my biggest breakthrough thus far has been finding my breath. I heard about it for the past three-ish years, but I always… Continue reading Curate

30 Days of Yoga

Courage

Today we flew! Crow, or bakasana, is one of my favorite poses mostly because when I first saw Adriene demonstrate it and then turn to the camera and expected me, at home, to do it too, I was like "WTF, you want me to do that? But I'm a beginner!" But after a surprisingly short… Continue reading Courage