There’s only one thing that regenerates me even more than hanging upside down in a hammock. It’s doing the same thing for the whole day, surrounded by trees, fresh air, and super cheerful dogs. Our yoga studio just organized an all-day open air workshop in a forest, and it was just amazing. Even though I’m […]
Since I started moving my body regularly a few years ago, it was always with some goal in mind. I lifted weights first to lose weight, then to keep the weight off and eat whatever I wanted, then to beat the previous record for deadlift or squat. I started running to lose weight again, then […]
Driving was always a stressful experience for me. I only drive a few times per year, cause where I live it’s usually the least convenient option. I never got to practice it enough to feel comfortable as a driver. Knowing I am in charge of a runaway metal bullet that might kill someone if I […]
There’s plenty of advice that seems to work on everyone else but me. Todo lists are a great example. Whenever I’m feeling overwhelmed with having too much on my plate, someone inevitably suggest I create a todo list and start crossing things off. It works pretty well for a day or two, but then I […]
This thought occasionally crosses my mind when I’m stretched out in an uncomfortable and challenging yoga pose. It lasts for about a second, until the absurdity dawns on me. This weird, uncomfortable, and challenging stretch is the whole purpose of doing yoga. There’s no end goal in it, doing the thing itself is the end […]
My favorite aerial yoga studio is celebrating their first birthday today. They have an elephant on the most prominent wall, so I drew them one doing aerial yoga on a handmade birthday card. As always, it’s all packed with glitter and love.
Nothing helps when I’m feeling stuck like shifting perspective. And nothing shifts my perspective like hanging upside down–literally. I practice this several times per week now, and it’s a blessing for my body, mind, and soul alike. I only discovered aerial yoga about 3 months ago, and it was love at first sight. It’s traditional […]