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My Week in Ashtanga (5.21.18-5.28.18)

A little late this week, but since today is moon day, I thought it would serve as the perfect opportunity to spend some time reflecting on the past week of my yoga practice. I practiced primary series all of last week, which was incredibly healing and grounding. Aside from my asana practice, I did my… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga (5.21.18-5.28.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (5.14.18-5.20.18)

I had a really tough time in terms of asana practice this week. My psoas muscle is extremely tight and my lumbar spine feels so stuck. Despite this pain, I've been pushing forward, as that's the only thing I know to do. On Thursday, I celebrated the one year anniversary of beginning my Ashtanga journey.… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (5.14.18-5.20.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.23.18-4.29.18)

Witnessing my teacher struggle through her practice on Monday gave me some much needed perspective this week. I knew she was struggling because I know her practice and was watching her closely. But no one else in the room would have known because she didn't bitch or moan or even let out a single winded… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.23.18-4.29.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.9.18-4.15.18)

I did home practice several times this week instead of going to the shala for Mysore practice.┬áPart of this had to do with scheduling. I've had early meetings at my internship, and driving to the shala takes time. But part of me also feels that in the Mysore room, my recent struggles have been a… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.9.18-4.15.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (3.26.18-4.1.18)

I know I say this every week, but it really does get harder every week. I was really grateful to have some extra time to focus on my practice this week. I was expecting this time to be spent playing with handstands and working my hip mobility and shoulder girdle strength in order to improve… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (3.26.18-4.1.18)