Fearless 14: Fish

This is the last pose of the Fearless Fourteen.  This post was supposed to happen on July 18th, and you may have noticed that today is the 22nd.  The 18th came and went, and I thought, "Eh, I'll just do it tomorrow."  Then, I got very homesick.  I felt too depressed to be a yoga … Continue reading Fearless 14: Fish

Fearless 14: Supported Shoulderstand

We are almost finished with our challenge, but we are definitely not finished being fearless.  Tomorrow's pose is Supported Shoulderstand (Salamba Sarvangasana).  It's a relaxing inversion that can be tough on your neck if you don't treat your body with care.  If you feel neck pain during this pose, please stop. Only attempt this after … Continue reading Fearless 14: Supported Shoulderstand

Fearless 14: Sphinx and Seal

It's Day 5, and I'm still getting comfortable with the uncomfortable.  I openly admit that learning to accept my body has been a life long journey for me.  Posting pictures of myself doing yoga in of itself is an uncomfortable exercise.  I have come a long way in the past six months, but I sometimes … Continue reading Fearless 14: Sphinx and Seal

Day 10: One Legged King Pigeon

It's Day 10, and speaking of birds, today's pose is One Legged King Pigeon (or Half Pigeon) or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana.  This pose is a hip opener and a backbend. If you are a beginner, stick with the regular Pigeon variation.  You can prop your hips up on blocks or blankets to keep your hips centered. … Continue reading Day 10: One Legged King Pigeon