Home practice has not happened. I have spent the last two weeks organising and packing. Continue reading “#writeitdownwednesday”
Time to be basic… I have had a rough few weeks…
Another two teenage boys ‘close to home’ have passed away. Continue reading “a cuppa tea and yoga…”
the only thing I remember about last nights practice…
I did it… I held it… It was a good BALANCE night for me #happy
not every day is a good day… Continue reading “Vrikshasana (VRIK-shAHs-anna)”
I have been doing a #notetoself every Wednesday and I have been using the hashtag #writeitdownwednesday on Instagram.
I also stick them into my Yoga Journal.
Today I have written this… Continue reading “#writeitdownwednesday”
Two weeks of weather chaos, work/life chaos and very little yoga I am afraid.
I have been doing the odd 10 minute practice here and there. A down dog here, a down dog there, cat flows… A quick vinyasa flow of down dog, plank, up dog, forward bend… basically a salute to the sun… but no full on, music on, zone out practice. Continue reading “Practice…”
My written journal is coming along nicely…
My home practice needs work.
My ‘meditation’ is my running, but Continue reading “Journal notes and doodles”
For my home practice I have bought Yoga Sequences Companion by Vani Devi to help me plan what I do if I decide to ‘freestyle’ which, sometime I really do feel like… but even after following a practice in class for so many years, I have no clue where to start.
It looks amazing, Dave has it… Amazing instructions on breaths etc… so excited to get home and read!
The book arrived this morning, thought I would touch base and share.
Will feed back on it later.
Seven hours of yoga may have you thinking “IS SHE MAD????”
To be honest, I thought that too as I got up at 07h00 on Sunday morning… but… it was THE best seven Sunday hours I have spent in a very long time! Continue reading “Day 2 – BWY Foundation Course”
Just updating my course diary, thought I would share what I am doing with my #writeitdownwednesday post it notes… 🙂 I keep each one on my computer screen for a week and when I have a few I will ‘file’ them sort of like this, in my journal and share them with you. Continue reading “Journal update”
Todays post it note is all about intentions… We all have them… they are fleeting… one minute they are the BEST ideas, the next minute? they have GONE, vanished, flitted away.
So ‘note to self’ today is a reminder to not just intend… but to do! Make shit happen! 🙂 Continue reading “Intentions…”
This is the way I prefer to practice my yogic breathing… Dave introduced it to us in our weekly yoga classes… it works for me!
I found a link from Clint Griffiths to EXACTLY it! Continue reading “12 Breaths – A Simple Breathing Meditation Practice”
Yoga with Dave last night…
YogaButt is healing but slowly. Forward bends with knees bent and just listening to my body in deep stretches at the moment.
Otherwise a lovely class… New experience in glute strengtheners… phwoar talk about REALLY working those glutes! I feel positively ‘peachy’ today! 😉 Continue reading “Thursday Yoga Class”
Meetings… meetings… I feel exhausted today! Continue reading “It is getting easier…”
I did 10 minutes of yoga this morning 🙂
I am starting to feel like I CAN do this.
The cats on the other hand took one look at me in downward dog and fled the room like bats out of hell 🙂
(image found on google images… not my cats… they went into hiding!)
I am finding home practice SO HARD! My mind will not quit. Continue reading “Home practice…”
Life is busy… As much as I try to MAKE time for self practice I am finding it really difficult.
I have ended up trying to fit it in!
Selling the house is stressful, I just wish someone would walk in, fall in love with it and hand over the cash!
Last night we had TWO viewings, so, I cleared the lounge, vacuum cleaned etc, hubby and kid were not home yet, I had SPACE for a change and so, IN MY SLIPPERS…. Continue reading “My First 20 minutes…”
Yoga class with Dave last night.
RSB (right sitting bone) is still sore, but not in agony like last week… it doesn’t feel like it’s a bleeding wound anymore (ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration) 🙂
Gotta love Dave, he subtly, within the class instruction, let me know all the poses I needed to be little more aware in… and I left the class brimming with energy, enthusiasm and positivity that THIS weekend, I will practice… ON MY OWN! Continue reading “just a journal update :)”
Yesterday I went to the gym on the way home for a run. The sky was blue in Mansfield but hubby said it was raining in Chesterfield… so treadmill It was.
Running, in the past, has been the only time I can totally zone out. Sometimes I ‘write’ whole blog posts in my head but then I get home… zilch… nada… all gone. Continue reading “Its not that easy!”
Thanks for joining me!
2018 will see me take on the challenge of the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course 1.
Part of the course is to keep a journal of the ‘journey’ and so, used to blogging, this is the most natural way for me to do so.
Yoga for me is ‘time out’.
A gift I give to myself.
I hope to learn how to practice on my own and feel comfortable doing so.
I hope to be able to embrace quiet times and to not shy away from them.
I am looking forward to feeling my body change as my practice becomes something I don’t try to fit in, but something I make time for.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton