Two Months of Physical Healing from Yoga

I’ve been practicing yoga steadily now for about two months (and here’s why). I’m not consistent with how often I go every week — like everyone, I sometimes have scheduling challenges or just don’t feel like I can squeeze one more thing into that day. Still, I’m at the studio a minimum of twice a…

Sunday Sentiments

Stillness. Sunday. For me, this is how the engines of motivation avoid overheating! May you – and I – be happy. May you – and I – be safe. May you – and I – be healthy. May you – and I – have peace. đź’– Have a lovely Sunday, whether you are at home,…

Taking Bad Feelings to Yoga Class

There are some simple, basic things involved in safely adulting. Two of them are having a working smoke detector in your home and staying awake while you cook pasta. Unfortunately, this past weekend, I failed the basics. Which led six firemen to my door. Thankfully, they thwarted a very bad situation in the making. I…

The Power Yoga Experience

After more than a month of yoga practice, last night I joined a Power Yoga class with Blake at Downtown Yoga Memphis. It was quite rewarding. And hard! I’ve tried almost all of the class types by now at Downtown Yoga Memphis, intentionally leaving Power Yoga as one of the last so I could try…

28 Floors Seemed Reasonable at the Time

I’m known for sometimes doing things that have less-than-desirable outcomes. “Let’s just try it” is common in my vocabulary. I’m not talking about major important things, with catastrophe, injury, or bankruptcy as possible endings. But seemingly fun and innocent new experiences are entertaining. Which is why I’m in the predicament I am now. I can…

Noticeable Progress in My Yoga Practice!

First, I’ve been getting some thoughtful and helpful feedback about these blog posts from other yoga students — and folks in general — so I wanted to say THANK YOU for every time you take a moment to tell me what you liked and what more you want to read. Second, I attended Classical Hatha…