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Day Nineteen – Memorial Day weekend – Airport Yoga #travel #yogaanywhere #airportyoga

Yes, I got funny looks at the Oakland Airport, and my daughter was embarrassed but, I did it anyway.  And, damn it felt good. Thanks to my hubby for being my fearless and generous photographer.  BTW – AFTER I took … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen SFY Mindful May Challenge – Practicing yoga at home #homepractice #yogaspace

One of the easiest ways to bring more attention and time to your home practice is dedicating a space for yoga and meditation.  Choose a space big enough for your yoga mat, a meditation cushion, maybe some props and an … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen SFY Mindful May Challenge – #smile

I’ve recently been teaching to more and more beginner yogis and I love when I ask them to smile during their struggle and their intense, scrunched up faces break into a laugh. There’s focus on breath (Prana), gaze (drishti) and … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen SFY Mindful May Challenge – #patience Wheel Pose – Urdhva Dhanurasana

It’s yoga practice, not yoga perfection. Before my car accident almost two years ago I was FINALLY making progress in wheel.  It was always a challenge for me but, I was finally finding freedom and ease in this pose.  THEN…just … Continue reading

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Day Fifteen SFY Mindful May Challenge – #inversions Getting upside down and facing fears

Inspired by the inversions workshop I took yesterday with Patrick Beach and Carling Nicole, I worked on handstands today.  In this pic it’s obvious I need to work on my core but, my initial focus is just to get my … Continue reading

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Day Fourteen SFY Mindful May Challenge – #discovery Art of Inversions workshop with Patrick Beach and Carling Nicole (You and the Mat – Piedmont, Oakland, CA)

Discovered that I still have fears of getting upside down, especially in a class or workshop setting.  My body is strong and capable but, my ego seeks perfection and hates embarrassment and failure.  I thought I was done with worrying … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen SFY Mindful May Challenge – #balance Warrior III with eagle arms (Marin Headlands, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA)

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