June 2017

Today I Did It: Day 30/30 Yoga Challenge

Feeling awesome!

Today I Did It: Day 29/30 Yoga Challenge

Lesson learned: No matter what life throws at you, the best thing to do is show up. Do your practice and all is coming. ~ Sri K Patthabi…

Today I Did It: Day 28/30 Yoga Challenge

Today’s beginner class was led by the wonderful Sheila Shorten. Here’s a forest of tree poses all smiling and relaxed from a great class.

Today I Did It: Day 27/30 Yoga Challenge

Only 3 more classes left!

Today I Did It: Day 26/30 Yoga Challenge

More inspiration! Here is yoga teacher Brandi Haessel doing some spontaneous parking lot yoga and making crow pose look easy-peasy.

Today I Did It: Day 25/30 Yoga Challenge

Today’s class was taught by Shu Tian and is one of my favourite classes. Here is Shu in a headstand making it look easy. Well, I didn’t attempt…

Today I Did It: Day 24/30 Yoga Challenge

Remember to stay hydrated

Today I Did It: Day 23/30 Yoga Challenge

Tonight’s Slow Flow & Deep Relaxation class taught by Stephanie McKay was the perfect ending to the week. Don’t compare yourself to others. There’s no comparison between the…

Today I Did It: Day 22/30 Yoga Challenge

Taking one step in front of the other

Today I Did It: Day 21/30 Yoga Challenge

More than 2/3 of the way done now. If it wasn’t for having to be accountable with the 30 day challenge and committing to posting every day it…

Today I Did It: Day 20/30 Yoga Challenge

Today’s class was a Sakalya Yoga class taught by Meera Reid. Om Namah Shivaya. Stay true to who you are.

Today I Did It: Day 19/30 Yoga Challenge

Work. Yoga. Music. Repeat.

Today I Did It: Day 18/30 Yoga Challenge

Still working on finding balance to fit yoga in. Today was a two class day to catch up for missing last Tuesday. I also missed yesterday which makes for…

Today I Debut on Electric Bass

You just never know where life will take you. Tonight I am playing electric for the first time and taking my Fender Jazz out for a spin. There’s…

Today I Did It: Day 16/30 Yoga Challenge

Beautiful and wise words to remember: Your yoga practice should never be compared to your yesterday’s practice, your last week’s practice, your last year’s practice. Your practice should…

Today I Did It: Day 15/30 Yoga Challenge

Some days are more humbling than others.  Tonight’s class was the Hatha/Bench Class taught by Gregory Metzger with uses back bending benches to help open in different poses. Most…

Today I Did It: Day 14/30 Yoga Challenge

Step by step – just keep showing up to the mat.

Today I Did It: Day 12/30 Yoga Challenge

Slow and steady does it. Today I experienced an amazing improvement from the #30daychallenge.  On the first day, when trying pigeon pose, I had my arms straight as…

Today I Did It: Day 11/30 Yoga Challenge

Look who I bumped into at yoga! Another friend who enjoys making music and practicing yoga. Not only does Leonard play a mean dobro/fiddle/tuba/&more, he also has an…

Today I Did It: Day 10/30 Yoga Challenge

I am one third of the way through the 30-day yoga challenge. Some observations so far:  Committing to posting after practice has  helped with accountability. Especially on days where…

Today I Did It: Day 9/30 Yoga Challenge

Today I went to the Slow Flow & Deep Relaxation class taught by Stephanie McKay. It was perfect for a Friday evening. All the crap from the week…

Today I Took a Pass: Day 8/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 8 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge One of the rules of the challenge is that you can do up to 3 double classes to make up for…

Today I Did It: Day 7/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 7 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge done! One whole week – I can hardly believe that I got this far. Just need to keep showing up on…

Today I Did It: Day 6/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 6 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge done! I am a total wuss – solution: use two mats!

Today I Did It: Day 5/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 5 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge done! Definitely had lower energy today but I showed up and gave it my best. Laura and Sheila helped me out…

Today I Did It: Day 4/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 4 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge done! And so far so good. The class I took today was led by the incredibly strong and flexible Shu Tian….

Today I Did It: Day 3/30 Yoga Challenge

DAY 3 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge done! Sometimes just showing up is the hard part. Today’s class was a Hatha Yoga class that really resonated with me….

Today I Did It: Day 2/30 Yoga Challenge

No matter rain or shine or severe thunderstorm warning – DAY 2 of the 30-day Yoga Challenge got done! Today’s class was a Warm Yoga Flow – perfect…

Today I Did It: Day 1/30 Yoga Challenge

I decided this morning to join up a 30 day yoga class challenge. I have wanted to start a regular yoga practice for a very long time but…