|Courtesy of Yoga Journal.|
Granted, I don't look anything like this when I do the pose (my IT band just won't let my leg do that) but still!
I was really nervous that I would be unable to move today, but I'm not that sore. Don't get me wrong, there is definitely a little soreness there, but I think if I keep moving today I'll "walk it off". Which just inspires me to do more yoga.
If I am serious about starting the teacher training next year, I'm going to need to get in shape, yogically. That means I need to recommit to weekly classes again, and develop a more formal practice here at home. When I first started yoga, I went every Saturday morning; it was simply part of my routine. I need to do that again. Not every Saturday necessarily; that no longer works for me. But I have the time, and the money is not so bad that I can't afford $13 a week for self-care. Which is really what this is. I have been terrible about self-care and I need to be more diligent about that.
I think finding my yoga practice again will help with that.