Monthly Archives: April 2014

#hurting

I took a few days off from yoga due to family obligations and felt a difference in my body right away. I felt stiffer, tighter, and more tired. Yoga has become such an important part of my life and so … Continue reading

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#yogagasm

I had a really strong yoga class tonight that included a lot of aerobic exercise. The whole class flowed through everything together and the energy was palpable among us. I felt as though I were part of something bigger than … Continue reading

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#workitout

I had restorative and healing yoga therapy tonight that helped me work through the frustration I experienced in yesterday’s class. Afterwards, I asked my teacher – with whom I’d worked more often – how she would prefer students handle such … Continue reading

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#argh

When I have hard yoga classes, I try to accept the process with humility. Yesterday, I was just angry. The class consisted of a lot of work of which I’m not capable – arm balances, leg balances, and headstands – … Continue reading

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#runtothelight

I had particularly bad back pain and stiffness today that melted away with yoga in the evening. I spent the entire day waiting for my yoga class so I could stretch and relieve the soreness in my back. Pain management … Continue reading

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#thankyouamandapalmer

‘My music career has been spent trying to encounter people on the Internet the way I could on the box, so blogging and tweeting not just about my tour dates and my new video but about our work and our … Continue reading

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#abhiniveśa

I had a very hard yoga class this afternoon and, rather than feeling humbled, I feel resentful. I resent myself for not being able to perform the postures correctly, for sitting out certain postures that were hard for me, and … Continue reading

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