Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

Yogi lessons

Yogi Bear; image from google.images.com

No, not that Yogi.

The other kind .. as in yoga. That’s right, yoga.

See, I’ve had this DVD sitting around for probably 6 months now. Just took the plastic off last week.  Popped it in after a long walk, thinking it might benefit me. And it did.

But wait – there’s more!

Tuesday night, after two days of 7 hour webinars, my neck felt as though it was made of concrete. Ding! I’ll do the yoga tape, I thought.

Oh the lessons I’ve learned:

  1. In grade school, when I would lay on my stomach and show off by touching my toes to the back of my head?  Not not happening now, unless it’s at gunpoint.
  2. I’m going to lose some poundage just doing the moves successfully.  (My .. ahem .. girls get in the way…)  However, having a little extra padding makes lying on a yoga mat even more comfy.
  3. Speaking of, I can doze off in under 2 minutes while stretched out on a hardwood floor.  That should tell you something about the effectiveness of the breathing exercises: a-m-a-z-i-n-g!
  4. Dust bunnies the size of house cats live under our exercise equipment.   Serenity now! Not.
  5. The stretches feel wonderful, but I have to resist my inner lizard to just go for it… which, more than likely, is the point.   Ah Grasshoppa, you get it now!

How about you?  Are you a Yogi? (practitioner of Yoga)

Here’s the DVD I’m enjoying; so far so good! Buy yours here .

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