Yoga Poses

Baby, it’s cold outside! That is an understatement, wow! It was 8 degrees when I headed out to Yoga tonight.

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I really wanted to go to class but I really didn’t want to get dressed and go out! As usual, my buddy, Kent, told me to just suck it up and go. Just do it! So I did. Thanks, Kent, I am glad I went.

 

I have had a hard time getting into Yoga, but I am starting to warm up to it. I like this class for a Friday night. It’s warm, dark and relaxing (If I can let myself relax!).  It is surprising how many people (men and women) are in a Yoga class at 5:30 on a Friday night.

 

When I first started with Yoga my wrists killed from all the weight on them from many downward dogs and planks. Maybe I figured out how to distribute my weight better or maybe my wrists got stronger because they don’t seem to hurt as much as they did at first.

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Some of you have asked what poses we do in Yoga so I will post a few that we did in tonight’s class.

 Downward Dog

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3 Legged Dog

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Warrior 1

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Warrior 2 

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Warrior 3

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Sun Warrior

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Swan Pose

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Plank

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Eagle- I don’t get this one. I feel like a twisted pretzel saying ” DURHHH” doing this.

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These are just some of the moves we do in Yoga. I need to learn to relax and enjoy the process and not fight it. I have a hard time relaxing but that is something I need to work on!

I have another torture , uh, workout session with Steve tomorrow so I’ll let you know how that goes. We will probably talk about my bad eating habits and drinking (he already told me I have to knock off alcohol to lose any weight). He also told me I have to plan things out to make choices easier. I do agree with that!

Stay warm, everyone. Supposed to be like -13 degrees in Boston tonight.

Question of the day: Do you like Yoga?

 

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5 Responses to Yoga Poses

  1. Kent says:

    See, now you have stronger wrists because I encouraged you to go to class.. Lol.. Great job Karen..

  2. Pingback: Day 3: Adding a New Good Habit | Elias Cresh

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