mulling things over

Expansion in the face of shrinkage

I had a pretty low day today in spite of the wonderful news of our next president.  My leg hurt, the weather was gloomy, and I didn’t get much done on my NaNoWriMo novel.  I did a tiny bit of lame yoga early in the morning.  When it was time to go to class, I thought I’d just stay home and take a nap.

But I dragged my lazy butt out to the car, and at every turn on the way into town I thought I’d turn around and go home.  I didn’t, and I’m very glad.  We did standing poses, which felt great, just stretching way out in every direction.  Then we did Supta Padangusthasana and Supta Virasana (reclining hero, and Eka Pada, or one legged, but ooh, ooh, ooh the quads!).  All great, and I felt much better.

I took a nap when I got home.  Then a walk with the dog.  I feel less shrunk down now.


Supta Virasana
Supta Virasana

1 thought on “Expansion in the face of shrinkage”

  1. Holly says one thing she got from the recent Judith Lasater workshop in KC is that we spend waaay more time stretching our hamstrings than our quads, and that the time should be more comparable if not equal. I’ll check with her to see if I’m misrepresenting her report.

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