Busted: Liver juicing

It’s yoga book club time again. Let’s paint a picture first. You’re in class and the teacher tells you some crazy magic you are receiving from the posture. You’re preventing breakouts, you’re solving world peace, you’re juicing your liver. If you’re like me, you think “Wait, what do you mean juicing my liver?” and your brain…

The Deep End

Holy shit, January is over the hump and I haven’t posted yet this month. How is 2014 for everyone? I hope amazing. I have pretty new pictures on the site now with more to come! Check it out! My own year so far: I officially jumped into the yoga deep end.** Remember the Ishvara Pranidhana…

The Year in Review

There is something refreshing about a new year. We scrummage around looking for our old resolutions while thinking of new ones. For me, 2013, was a year of experience. I had the highest highs and some of my lowest emotional lows. I accomplished things I’ve always wanted and dealt with things I never expected. Facebook…

On the 12th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures Eight Second Arm Balance Nine Breath Inversion Ten Second Balance Eleven Breaths in Hamstring Twelve Sun Salutes Happy Christmas Eve! Congratulations! We did it! End the challenge with 12…

On the 11th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures Eight Second Arm Balance Nine Breath Inversion Ten Second Balance Eleven Breaths in Hamstring It’s Christmas crunch-time. Food needs to be bought, there is a new holiday party every…

On the 10th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures Eight Second Arm Balance Nine Breath Inversion Ten Second Balance Testing out the old vestibular system. Balance postures are hard to swallow for many because they think wobbling means…

On the 9th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures Eight Second Arm Balance Nine Breath Inversion An inversion is any posture that puts your heart higher than your head. You can walk your legs up a wall, put…

On the 8th Day

..of Chirstmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures 8 Second Arm Balance Beginner Yogis: Don’t let this one scare you either. Plank is an arm balance and you can do it in your sleep. Grab a wall…

On the 7th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces Seven Favorite Postures We’re over the hump! Seven of your most favoritest, yummiest postures. Want to chill in childs pose seven posture’s worth? Go for it. Want to power it up into…

On the 6th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating Six Lion Faces HALF WAY THERE!! Woot! Lion Face. Make six of the most ridiculously crazy faces you have ever made in your life. Make the six year old you look at yourself like you…

On the 5th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Five Minutes Meditating This is a big one. But I feel like it had to be because it’s always so dramatic in the song. Stay with me. Instead of rings, everyone will admire your energy and clairvoyance over eggnog.  Grab…

On the 4th Day

..of Christmas Patanjali gave to me… One Minute of Pranayam Two Fire Hydrants Three Downward Dogs Four Different Twists Any twist. You can do it lying down, you can do it sitting, you can do it standing in lunging warrior or triangle, you can bind. Anything that gets you tangled goes. **If you are pregnant, do not…