Monthly Archives: January 2017

Moving with Intention

Things got busy, and I took a little break from Yoga January on Friday and Saturday, but I’m back doing lap 2 with Jessamyn today, shoulder openers. The break didn’t seem to help my angry hamstring at all. I was … Continue reading

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Yoga for cranky hamstrings

This morning’s workout was very slightly half-assed: 2 miles on the treadmill followed by some quality time with the foam roller. As usual, foam roller time was both the best and the worst. A highlight was lying on it on … Continue reading

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A dolphin tale

This morning’s workout: 2 rounds of barbell complexes with 55lb, followed by some biceps and triceps and weighted ball crunches. My arms and shoulders and hands are tired, and this evening that wasn’t helped by…   Yep, a practice of … Continue reading

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Twingey all over

Sometimes when I don’t know what to do with myself I just default to getting on the treadmill and running. That was today’s workout, 3 miles with a couple short walking breaks for my twingey left knee and right legbutt, … Continue reading

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Overstretched rubber bands

Well, I started researching some different yoga styles and Iyengar caught my eye, since it’s focused on alignment and props. This practice was instructed by a dude (dude yoga) and I appreciated the basic poses with constant cues to keep … Continue reading

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2016 in review

Well, plenty of ink has been devoted to discussing how crap 2016 was. Now I’m looking back at my own year, as documented by this blog, and maybe it wasn’t so bad. Notable highlight: getting married to my favorite person … Continue reading

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a discouraged yoga guide

I’m starting to wonder if I will ever be able to pick a yoga practice that my husband will enjoy. Granted, today I picked a practice that I enjoy and use regularly but the instructor is kind of annoying. Oh … Continue reading

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