Hi friends! How is your Thursday going? Got to love those short weeks hey? Cannot believe it is almost Friday!
I have recently claimed our downstairs living room for my workouts since we don’t have a/c and our upstairs holds heat like a sauna. The room was supposed to be Brian’s man cave so it is covered with sports memorabilia but there is no TV so he is never down there. Perfect opportunity for me to swoop in with my yoga mat 😉
I mainly do yoga down with a set up that almost always looks like this:
Mika loves her some yoga! Must be from all the energy and calm vibes! If I roll out my mat, guaranteed she will be laying right there. This arrangement doesn’t work very well when I am doing a circuit though, she doesn’t know where to stand because I am moving around so much. And unfortunately there have been a couple times where she was standing in the wrong place at the wrong time during a burpee 😦
I did this Vinyasa Flow last night. It is one of my favourites when I want a good full body sweat, and last night was one of the first times that I actually felt stronger doing it which was amazing! It involves A LOT of chaturanga to upward facing dog to downward facing dog and I kept breathing through my nose the whole time. As well, wheel pose on its own usually gets me but this flow has two back-to-back wheel poses and in the second one you alternate holding each leg up in the air. I think my arms have developed new muscles and my legs have become a lot stronger, especially in crescent lunge pose. Sorry for all the yoga talk but I am just so excited!
Also last night after yoga Brian commented that I had a yoga butt. I don’t know what that means but I’m going to take it as a compliment?
Did you workout last night? What is the pose in yoga that you are working towards getting to?