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Bit by bit

There are a bunch of us who are yoga class regulars in the studio I go to, although the others started doing yoga a whole year before I did. So I really shouldn’t be surprised that many of them are … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 by Lynn
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Naked yoga, anyone?

I like thinking up different types of yoga classes. There’s midnight yoga, which is, um, yoga done during midnight, for those who want to do yoga late at night or welcome the new day ahead of everyone else. There’s rage … Continue reading

July 05, 2011 by Lynn
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Looking forward

I’ve been trying to master bakasana or crow pose lately, and a practice session a while ago ended with me bonking my head on my mat when I pitched forward. I’m fine and no, it didn’t hurt, but it was … Continue reading

July 04, 2011 by Lynn
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Progress

I’m pretty pleased with how my body has improved in the almost-three months I’ve been doing yoga. I’m pretty flexible to begin with, but yoga has been pushing me even further in that department. Also, I like how it has … Continue reading

July 03, 2011 by Lynn
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Strength and balance

That’s what I need to work on, both in yoga and in real life.

June 20, 2011 by Lynn
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The fierce warrior

During yoga class tonight, the teacher had much more creative and inspiring ways to describe the warrior poses. For virabhadrasana, she said we should think that we’re warriors presenting ourselves and showing how strong and powerful we are. For virabhadrasana … Continue reading

June 15, 2011 by Lynn
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A really small yoga class

When I got to the yoga studio today, I was surprised that I was the only one who’s attending the morning class. I know that normally, they cancel classes if there are fewer than three people, so I was surprised … Continue reading

May 31, 2011 by Lynn
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Cleaning a yoga mat

Unrolling a yoga mat on the ground, carrying it around, lying down on it, and even sweating on it can really turn your mat grubby. Unfortunately, I don’t always have time to unroll the mat and soap and scrub it … Continue reading

May 20, 2011 by Lynn
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Different yoga teachers

The yoga studio I go to has five teachers, all of whose classes I’ve attended. I must admit that I have my favorite and I also have that one teacher I dread seeing, because her classes are usually pretty intense. … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 by Lynn
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Protecting my yoga mat

Presently, I’m using the mat I first got in 2009. It’s nothing special. I just got it for P400 ($9.30) at Toby’s, which was definitely quite a good deal, I thought. It survived the more than a month I spent … Continue reading

May 17, 2011 by Lynn
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