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30 Days of Yoga

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Last June I did a personal challenge... 30 days of yoga. It had a tremendously positive impact. I actually missed 2 days due to having a wisdom tooth removed (and not being allowed to fold forward is a wee bit of a problem for yoga...) I have been really slacking on my yoga lately in favor of more intense strength training. It's actually been about a month since I've been to a class. That's the longest by far I've gone without it since I started doing yoga last January!! I miss it and it does me so much good so I've decided I'm going to do the same challenge this June.

I thought "Maybe I'm crazy... I formally start triathlon training in June!" but last year I started marathon training the very same weekend so I can definitely handle it. It will get me back into the habit and keep me sane and balanced while I am doing my more intense training. There's a yoga studio near my house, and I recently bought a groupon deal to a studio near my work. I'm actually going to HAVE to get into a morning workout routine in the summer (otherwise it gets too hot to run) so I figure starting out my morning with yoga will be great. A new hot yoga studio opened up about a mile away. I'm going to make it to 2-3 of those classes a week, provided my face doesn't start breaking out again. I do really miss it.

I'll be making up a training schedule plan for this soon... I'll need to be pretty diligent about sticking with a schedule when I've got so much going on. My workouts need to be staggered appropriately.

TODAY though I am going to a yoga class. and I'm going to try to make it to 2 more this week too. I wont be starting on my every day kick but I see NO reason to wait until June to do a class!
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  • KAT2212
    emoticon Good luck on your training!
    (Love Groupon & Living Social - I got 20 yoga classes for $20!)
    1979 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/24/2011 3:45:44 PM
    Girlie you are a WARRIOR! I love it! I read about what you do and I am SO inspired. The yoga along with your TRI training sounds like a lot, but you can handle it. I know it's been months since the last time I did yoga, but I always feel amazing when I am done. Go for it!

    1980 days ago
  • BRANDI87
    That sounds great. I have been to scared to do yoga in a class. I have a yoga video and did that, and did feel somewhat silly. I have yet to try a class because I'm just not sure if the class could handle me (since I have a horrible lack of balance! LOL). Good luck. I know you will do great!!
    1981 days ago
    That sounds awesome! the groupon coupons do rock! When my regular gym pass expires in two weeks, I will have a month's open pass to the superposh gym and swimming pool at the Marriott Hotel. And it will be 2,5 times cheaper than my regular gym! I just bought the coupon last week and am very excited about keep a two month streak of great exercise.

    Good luck on your yoga challenge! I will be crossing my fingers for you in June!
    1981 days ago
    What a marvelous idea! You are great at issuing....and challenges and I am sooo proud of you. In fact, I think I just might join you in this challenge.
    30 days of Yoga in June sounds doable......thanks for inspiring me!
    1981 days ago
    daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaang woman. you never cease to amaze me! Awesome game plan. You constantly challenge your body to try new things and I love that about you!

    Best of luck! I know ya got this.
    1981 days ago
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