On Friday, on the cusp between late afternoon and early evening, a friend, who has been under significant stress, came over to hang out for a while. I brought my friend up to the yoga studio, invited putting legs up… (READ MORE)
I have been feeling a strong need for more time spent in vipariti karani (legs up the wall pose) to balance how much walking and working standing up I have been doing. If you don’t have a cat to provide… (READ MORE)
I attended a Zoom restorative yoga workshop led by my friend Suzanne. Maitri played sandbag and also provided a back massage while I was in child’s pose. Taking photos was tricky. Sequence shown: Supported supta badha konasana Balasana Viparita karani
I have been talking idly with the family at Woven History about having a yoga benefit for members of either local community or where Woven History trades who are in need. On a winter evening after closing hours, using the… (READ MORE)
Meanwhile, I was on a work telephone call. But I will make time for some nourishing practice for my own body/mind/spirit at the end of the workday.
Before a day devoted first to fall cleaning and then a walk out in the neighborhood to get a massage, I set up for an evening restorative practice. Looks inviting doesn’t it?
I just finished day two of three of training in “Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence.” It’s at the OPM building, which is just a couple of blocks west of the White House. Given rush hour commuting traffic and where the… (READ MORE)
At yoga class tonight, a couple of students advised of challenges with neck and shoulders; another was very tired. After we had centered and done some gentle warm-ups, I led the class into this simple restorative backbend. In the pose,… (READ MORE)