January 2013: #yogaeverydamnday.

Via on Dec 31, 2012

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It’s been a long December, with very little time spent on my mat.

Between work and family busyness and being sick for the past two weeks, my asana practice has been nearly non-existent this month. So, when Rachel Brathen mentioned she was heading up a yoga challenge for the month of January, it sounded like just what I needed.

So here’s the deal:

Yoga. Every. Damn. Day.

Period.

Now, some days might be a shorter home practice, some days might be a two-hour class, but the point is making it a daily habit. I did a 40-day yoga challenge last year, and absolutely loved it.

If you are in, you can sign up on Challenge Loop  (1502 participants so far!)and follow and tweet updates with the twitter tag #yogaeverydamnday.

If you just want to “watch,” check back for my updates and follow along on Twitter @kate_bartolotta and Pinterest.

(Psst. If you are on the fence, just go for it! Even if all you do is 10 Sun Salutations in the morning, a daily yoga practice is something you definitely won’t regret.)

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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter

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19 Responses to “January 2013: #yogaeverydamnday.”

  1. Jennie says:

    Thanks for writing about the yoga challenge, Kate. I did a similar challenge last year and it carried me through til April. Here's to yoga every damn day :-)

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  4. For me, the challenge actually is to know when to take a break. I have practiced nearly every damn day for the last two years, so my goal for January – and the rest of the year – is to do my asana practice six and not seven days a week. Yoga gives me so much joy and energy, and I just NEED to be on my mat, but teacher advises me to give my body more time for restoration.

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