I tried the class but it was not for beginners. the instructor had beautiful form, and just flowed gracefully. I tried, but getting up and down is a struggle, and the warrior poses did me in. I will try somemore, on my own where people aren't looking at me.
Hello- Im new to this team...my june goal is to start practice. I found a sun salutation from Dr. Oz, but was unable to make it through, to much weight on a bad wrist. I am going to try to make a beginner class at my gym and see how that goes.
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Fitness Minutes: (72,870) Posts: 1,737 7/1/08 11:14 A
I have gone to a class before when I have not been feeling well, and the postures that I could do, I tried, I attempted some, but for the majority of class I was in child's pose. It was a great experience. I was around beautiful, healing energy. It was also a great lesson in honouring the body and putting the ego to the side. I felt so much better even though I hadn't committed to an entire practice. Makes me really believe that it is not our practice that defines us, but our integrity to the practice.
I have been doing good so far on my sattvic diet. At least one meal consists of a huge salad, with all fresh veggies and flax seed oil. I try to eat only fresh fruits in the morning. It is hard not to be putting too much spice on my dinner meals. Even pepper I have to hold back on. However, I am really happy that I am so far able to get in so many more fresh fruits and veggies, and focus more on whole foods.
I haven't done one, but my yoga instructor does the master cleanse a few times a year. I think the trick is to stay with it. The master cleanse is too severe for me, but a juice fast might not be too bad. You are eating sattvic, right? How is that going? I've thought about it, but I find that I use more seasonings since I stopped eating meat 6 months ago.
Fitness Minutes: (47,739) Posts: 721 6/9/08 11:38 A
I am in need to doing a detox. I think my June goal will be to do a five day juice cleanse. This is tricky because my birthday is coming up, so I know there will be cake. So I believe I should start my cleanse after I eat my cake.
To go into a cleanse of just juice, I do have to get my body ready about a week ahead of time, and eat raw foods and really limit my intake of flours and sugars.
Has anyone else ever done a cleanse? Any words of advice?
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Fitness Minutes: (72,870) Posts: 1,737 6/7/08 5:14 P
my june goal is to get 20 practises in! lol i'm kinda behind, i guess--imma catch up though XD GO TWISTERS!!! --- also: i remembered that a yoga book i have has a four five-day phase beginner program. some of the poses are beyond me now; so i'm gonna do the first three phases this month (and my regular routine on sundays) and see where i am by the end of june!! this changes my goal practise total for the month to 23. 3/23 ^^ lol 20 to go!
Edited by: GENKI_WARRIOR at: 6/8/2008 (00:11)
Take your MEDS: Moderation. Education. Dedication. Sublimation.
MWR=128-133lbs. MAINTAINING the new me since summer 2009!
winter 2012-13=aaaack! (I have schizo-affective disorder?!) My weight's back where I started?!
I thought we could set an individual goal for the month and track it. I couldn't get the Team Goal forum to work (it could just be me though!). Any way , we could select a personal goal for the month and track it here.
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