Buy a book, a book that I’ve never heard of, never read. Look at the cover, read the back, flip through the pages. Bring it home. Grab a highlighter, and begin to read the book. Every time there is a sentence, a word, a phrase that I can relate to, I will highlight it. Then, once I am done the book, I will be able to flip through it and see exactly how I was feeling each day that I was reading. It would be like a diary, but written in someone else’s words
___ I live in a decent home.
___ I live in a decent neighborhood.
___ I have enough clothes.
___ I have an adequate car / access to adequate transportation.
___ I can afford to have some fun when I want to.
___ I can go to a park when I want to.
___ I can go to a river/beach/lake when I want…
When you’re new to yoga, it takes a while to get the postures “right” (in proper alignment). It’s unlike any other form of exercise, some studios may use Sanskrit, and some may not allow physical adjustments which just adds to the confusion. Most power/vinyasa class will start with a sun A - a warm up, followed by a sun B - moves larger muscle groups. Here is a typical sun A.
Looking to demystify yoga a little more… My fellow yogis Alicia W. & Monica B. are teaching a 1hr beginner’s workshop for FREE! Questions encouraged, demos, & a shorter practice session. Chicago…2 dates, 2 locations.
Hyde Park - 1539 E. 53rd
Today 10/19 2pm
South Loop - 555 W. Roosevelt Rd
Monday 10/21 7pm @corepoweryoga #chicagoyoga #yoga #yogi #beginnersyoga #fitness #sunA #suryanamaskar