Two Important Words of Advice. {Yoga Challenge}

Via on Jan 2, 2013

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Tip of the day:

It’s called a yoga practice, not a yoga perfect.

 

I’m kind of a yoga mutt. I’ve never found I really wanted to be faithful to any particular style or lineage.

Part of me would love to be an uber-strict, committed Ashtangi. Doesn’t seem to want to happen.

If I go to a class, I usually go for something in the Vinyasa or Vinyasa-esque tribe, but even then…I’m fickle. Sometimes I go to acro-yoga and flying yoga classes (if you’ve never tried partner yoga, you are sooooo missing out!). Sometimes I’ll hit a gentle, restorative class if I’ve been running a lot. I like to try new stuff.

So if I had to sum up the key to keeping my home practice enjoyable, that would be it up above.

It’s good to play. It’s good to approach our yoga practice playfully.

(It’s also good not to break our necks, so please, have a good teacher and accept his or her adjustments. It will go a long way towards keeping the times you practice at home fun and safe.)

Keeping today’s home practice fun? Lots of ABBA:


Courtesy of Bright Antenna

 

 

What was your practice like today? Are you doing #yogaeverydamnday this month? Check back for my updates and follow along on Twitter @kate_bartolotta and Pinterest.

 

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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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2 Responses to “Two Important Words of Advice. {Yoga Challenge}”

  1. slsimms says:

    Sweet! I've never been into music and yoga but perhaps I should start *ponders*

    I'll be doing Day 2 of the practice tonight =0D

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