Showing posts from May, 2015

Sunday Challenge Pose: Grasshopper

Yesterday I had the most amazing practice or it felts like the most amazing practice in a while; I've recently decided to do all of my practice at home because I am currently unemployed and cannot effort going to a studio every day, so instead I have decided to take control of my practice by doing an hour of yoga everyday starting with simple asana flow sequences than doing challenging poses. Yesterday I decided to do a semi-challenging pose that I haven't done  in a while and I was surprise by how easy the pose has become, all it took was just practice.

This is one of those really challenging but great arm balance that requires using pretty much every aspect of you body which I absolutely love because you are not just working on your legs, but also you arms, hips, upper body etc.. It require both open hips, deep twisting and upper body strength, which is something I absolutely lack. The key to this pose is finding a place where you are comfortable and build from there; but a…

Coffee or Tea?

Not long time ago I was smitten and enamoured with drinking coffee daily, like many out there I wake up every morning on my way to work or school a got to my favourite cafe and order my medium dark roast coffee. Later in the evening heading home I'll stop by the coffee place and buy another medium-medium.
But then after a while I realize that the coffee did not have the same affect that it used; instead of being wake a and less stressed I found my body being tired and my stressed level which is high  normal tripled. This is when I realized my body was trying to tell me to stop drinking coffee, so four months ago I decided to go cold turkey and just stop drinking coffee, and I feel great. So now instead buying coffee on by way to work or class I buy my medium lemongrass.
For those you are wondering whether it's worth going cold turkey on coffee or not, here are some benefits to why you should start drinking tea rather than coffee; the Today  provided a really good l…