February Yoga Challenge: Day 20, Do you do yoga at night? — So Many Thoughts. . .

Stardust Celestial by JasmineRebecca on Etsy.com I did a bedtime yoga sequence for the first time in a while. Usually, I do this if I need to wind down after a stressful event during the day. I’ve had too many of the world’s problems on my shoulders lately. I’ve found yoga, above anything for me, […]Continue reading “February Yoga Challenge: Day 20, Do you do yoga at night? — So Many Thoughts. . .”

February Yoga Challenge: Day 19, Do you enjoy deep stretching? — So Many Thoughts. . .

Tree Pose, Benjavisa Ruangvaree – Dreamstime.com One of my favorite things to do is deep breathing and stretching. After being sick, enduring finals, finishing huge writing projects, or . . . going through monthly womanly experiences, taking the time to stretch deep into my aching body feels wonderful. It’s miraculous how much stress gets trapped […]Continue reading “February Yoga Challenge: Day 19, Do you enjoy deep stretching? — So Many Thoughts. . .”

February Yoga Challenge: Day 18, Do you follow any YouTube yoga teachers? — So Many Thoughts. . .

Snapshot of Adrienne from her YouTube channel Today I give a shoutout to one of my favorite YouTube yoga teachers. After I maxed out a yoga exercise video almost ten years ago, I looked up different yoga teachers online to learn more. Money was tight, but I knew I needed extra guidance if I hoped […]Continue reading “February Yoga Challenge: Day 18, Do you follow any YouTube yoga teachers? — So Many Thoughts. . .”

February Yoga Challenge: Day 17, How do you meditate? — So Many Thoughts. . .

‘Girl Reading’, Charles Edward Perugini, (1870) I made a monumental discovery today. Meditation is more than sitting on a pillow with my eyes closed while concentrating on deep breathing. Not that I don’t love doing this! But I have an eclectic mind and thrive on variety and exploration. So today, on my third day off […]Continue reading “February Yoga Challenge: Day 17, How do you meditate? — So Many Thoughts. . .”

February Yoga Challenge: Day 16, Do you let yourself rest? — So Many Thoughts. . .

Artwork by Lokia, 3daysmarch.net For any who read my posts from the last few days, my physical practice has been on a steady decline. I had high expectations for myself, even while I am not feeling completely up to it. For several days I was going to do deep breathing exercises with longer-lasting asanas. But […]Continue reading “February Yoga Challenge: Day 16, Do you let yourself rest? — So Many Thoughts. . .”