"My work life was fairly miserable. I gained 20 lbs in about six months. Desperate for a change in my life, I started taking a yoga class. I almost quit after that first class. It was hard. It was physically as well as mentally demanding. I learned I had almost no balance or strength, two things I thought very necessary in yoga. But that night after I came home, I felt wonderful. My muscles ached, but in a way that said 'please try this again sometime.' My mind felt less cluttered, and my busy-nature felt delightfully slowed. I was hooked."Check out the rest of my post here, and be sure to look at all the amazing stories of their other Getting Healthy writers!
Just wanted to give you all a heads up that I have signed on with the awesome gals who run The Demoiselles as a yoga expert for their Getting Healthy series. I'll be posting bi-monthly reports on how to live more like a yogi, good stretches poses you can do at home or in the office, and maybe some reviews as well. An excerpt from my first post, an insight into my own yoga journey: