Doing ashtanga in the morning and the afternoon

So I did it. Last Friday, April 11, I did my practice in the morning and again in the afternoon.

I felt very sored on Saturday, perhaps as sore as proud.

I had heard the stories of people who say that they practiced twice a day for a while, and that as long as you keep it consistent, it should not be a problem.

I wanted to try and build up to every day, but just the thought of that would take me out of the “here and now” and into the realm of “what ifs”, so I am taking it slow.… Read the rest

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Tight days

Sometimes I feel really tight, maybe because I did not want to face the day, I don’t know, work is busy today, that may be why, thing is I felt it in my practice.

I was going through it and my mind was playing tricks on me, asking me to skip poses, and I just kept going. The hardest part came when it was time to do drop backs, that is when my mind seriously came up with some very good excuses to skip, really convicing words. It is amazing how clever my mind can be.

I confessed to Greg. He said that I was not the only one, and that it is a good thing we are not our minds, all of this while he was wrapping the towel around my waist and then, well, droping back I went.… Read the rest

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So here we are, in blogspot now and quite happily so.

Today was a “funny” day in class. I heard that one of our teachers had suggested that to understand the concept of mula bhanda , you could try visualizing a potato up your “@@@”, yes, he said that. I found it funny but a bit painful to visualize.

On the way to work I found this white westener man doing tai chi outside his job, I think there is hope after all!, something is definitelly shifting.

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