Posts tagged "body"

Dear Pigeon Pose...

Dear Pigeon Pose, You never cease to amaze me. Every time I ease into your slightly awkward positioning, my body wakes up! And I didn’t even know it was sleeping. I can feel my tendons stretching alive, my muscles creaking and pulling to adjust to your overwhelming power. It’s wonderful. It makes me sad to... Read more »

Body = Mind. Mind = Body.

I get really exasperated, in a completely yogic way of course, when I constantly hear people refer to some sort of big divide between their body and mind. We give our minds and brains so much credit, and blame our bodies for so much. I know that I’m often guilty of this fault as well,... Read more »

Self-Diagnosed Food Addict Meets Juice Cleanse - DAY 3!

To catch up on anything you missed, here’s Day 1 and Day 2! Day 3: so close, yet so far. From the minute I woke up, I had a very stong feeling that this day would suck more than the other two, and I was right. Besides the fact that it was my last day of... Read more »
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Self-Diagnosed Food Addict Meets Juice Cleanse - Day 2

Self-Diagnosed Food Addict Meets Juice Cleanse - Day 2
To see the entire journey so far, here’s Day 1. Day 2 – YAHHOOO Day 2 was definitely more enjoyable than Day 1, and I even took on a grocery store (which is not an adventure for the cleansing faint of heart)! But, before I can go into how the actual day went, I was... Read more »

Self-Diagnosed Food Addict Meets Juice Cleanse – Day 1

Self-Diagnosed Food Addict Meets Juice Cleanse – Day 1
First: Let me give credit to my friend, Yoga Mom, for inspiring me through her own Juice Journey. Day 1 – (Law & Order Intro Sound: Bum Bumm) I started out on my juice cleanse adventure with an extremely upbeat attitude. I was excited to see where this no-food-for-3-days experiment would lead me. My excitement... Read more »

The key trick to staying healthy we ALWAYS forget.

As an avid yoga practitioner, I’ve been very aware of my body’s “health” since a very young age. I think I may have been the only child alive who actually paid attention in 5th grade health and who felt guilty feeding my dog broccoli (especially when he refused to eat it, because then I would... Read more »
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Kathryn Budig's Interview on Body Image and Yoga

This is such a complex idea, and I think Kathryn sums it up perfectly. No matter what the media portrays and the public assumes to be the perfect “yoga body,” amazing yogis come in all different shapes, sizes, and ages. Though this may sound incredibly cliché, and I’m sure your more skeptical sides are rolling... Read more »