Thursday, August 30, 2012

Well, I'm back again because it's my day off. I hope you didn't miss the post before this, where I talk about my hair. It's a phenomenal read.

I went to yoga this morning. I told my teacher that it feels like someone braided my muscles together, and then knotted them. Then I changed my description to "dread-locked them." My buckwheat pillow shipped. I considered the chiropractor thing for about 7 seconds. I think a buckwheat pillow, some prayer, yoga, and walking will do me some good.

Last night I laid in one place for a few minutes and was already starting to get stiff. I remembered when I was little how I'd move to different parts of the bed and sleep better. I always loved hanging off the side of my bed in an accidental hammock of sheet, and waking up like "wow, what a magical way to accidentally sleep." So I moved to the end of the bed, and Tyler was like "You are a freak." I slept eventually... not before downloading a free yoga app and and creating a sequence.

I went to coffee with my teacher this morning. I love good conversation and happy weather. It was just gorgeous and true.

This morning we went from Trikonasana into Ardha Chandrasana, and then into Ardha Chandra Chapasana. Usually the second pose I'm floppin' all over the place and can't keep my balance and same for the third pose. However, even with my tangled muscles and my pangs, the long weekend of training birthed some fruit. It's so encouraging to see change.

This is Trikonasana - Triangle Pose. Tyler took this of me while I blocked his TV show.
hopping up into Ardha Chandrasana - Half Moon Pose
and then bending your leg, grabbing the ankle, Ardha Chandra Chapasana - Half Moon Sugar Cane pose... ? I tried to find a picture where the body was going the same direction. Oh well.

video
well, I don't think this worked. Anyway, I've been working on this for a while. And it's not really about tackling it, it's about heading in that direction. May sound cheesy, but it's true. 

Oh, the video did work. There. Happy Thursday.


1 comment:

  1. you make me laugh. for real. also, only you would refer to your muscles as being "dreadlocked" :)

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