I’m approaching the final stretch of my every-day-in-July yoga challenge, and this week definitely felt more like the ‘one step back’ after ‘two steps forward’. Last week I imparted just a few nuggets of knowledge that I’ve picked up along my yogic journey. This week, in some bizarre pseudo-teenage rebellious act, I decided to completely ignore nearly everything I’d said.
So here I am, embarking on week three of doing yoga every day in July, and how do I feel? Knackered. Thankfully in that glorious, “I’ve earned this tiredness!” kind of way, but nonetheless I’m pooped. I have learnt various lessons this past week. The ups and downs have heightened a bit from last week, as my body is being pushed further and further. Gather round and let me impart!
What a difference a week makes. 168 little hours… I’m now embarking on my second week of a challenge that has me doing yoga every day during the month of July, after never having done it before. It’s been quite a journey, with plenty of ups and downs for sure!
First few classes down, plenty more to go!
I’m a sucker for panicking when I’m taking part in an activity I’ve never done before. Over the years, I’ve discovered that jumping in at the deep end is the best ways for me to avoid said panic. Hence why I took on a challenge that sees me doing yoga every day for the month of July. “Never done it before, let’s do it every day!” It’s like ripping a plaster off – or getting a job in a call centre when you have a slight phobia of phones, which I did at 17. Quickly got over that, and I’m very quickly falling in love with yoga! (more…)