First of all, I love you. I know you’re doing the best you can today. I’m sure things feel tough, your body feels tight, and you’re not necessarily interested in hearing from me. But I’m the swift kick you need today. Girl, get yourself to a f*cking yoga class.
You need to balance out the aggression of your morning runs and loud group-fitness classes where house music and the instructor’s voice pound in your skull. I know you’d rather go to a workout where you have to step outside yourself to make it through and complete the session; this is exactly why you have to go to yoga. Today. The times when you don’t want to roll out your mat to practice are the moments when you need it the most. Trust me on this one. I know you.
I know you’re busy, stressed, and pressed for time. I know it doesn’t seem like the best use of your evening. I know you’re afraid to be alone with yourself when you feel fragile, and breathe deep from your belly. I know you might get dizzy on your mat because you haven’t released energy from these muscles in months. I know you might get a case of the giggles you can’t seem to control or make sad noises and weep during Savasana. No one will care. Go and show up for yourself. Continue reading >>