Happy Earth Day! Did you do anything special to honor and celebrate our beautiful Mother Earth? I unfortunately did not spend much time outside today. We are in yet another “winter like” spring day here in Minnesota and are in the middle of another snowstorm, hard to believe as it is April 22! By tomorrow morning this might be the snowiest winter on record in the Twin Cities. Most of us are very ready for spring and may get just that as it is supposed to be 70 degrees by Saturday. Yay!
I attended a special Earth Day yoga class last night at a nature center just a few miles from my house. It was a class as lovely as it sounds and organized by my local yoga studio. The combination of the class being held at a nature center as well as featuring a live drummer convinced me to register and leave the house for a bit on a Sunday evening. Continue reading →
After 3 long months, I finally made it back to yoga for the first time last Sunday and returned again this morning. Both times rather ambitious as I did not have warm weather making the journey easy, rather zero degree weather with negative wind chills and fierce winds beckoning me and my mat as I made my commute to the cozy studio a few miles from my house.
January marks my fifth year practicing yoga. My absence from a practice that brings calm and peace to my mind and body including my blood sugars and a sense of ease and joy was not intentional or desired. Continue reading →