We ask you: is this our Mommy, or a pretzel?
This yoga business is getting out of hand--pretty soon she'll be able to bathe like us!
This is our entry for the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop,
sponsored by The Cat on My Head
and now, a message from our Mommy:
As you can see, I'm progressing with my practice. I made a commitment to attend three classes a week this year and as a result I'm accomplishing things I never thought I'd be capable of doing. Not only with difficult (for me) asanas, but mental benefits as well. There's something wonderful about not thinking for an hour and a half, losing my sense of self, simply moving and breathing. It's addictive, and it carries into other areas of life. I sleep better, think more, and let things go a little easier. I enjoy the challenge immensely. This pose--astavakrasana--has plenty of room to grow, in fact last week was the very first time I've been able to get my butt off the floor sideways, ever. However, this doesn't mean that I've mastered anything, that isn't why I practice. I do yoga because every day it's different. Each pose always has a little something to extend, explore, breathe into. I'll never be done, never finished, either physically or mentally, and this is the most important thing I've learned. It is humbling.
Which is why I occasionally feel a wee tad weird posting photos of myself; it wars with my pride of accomplishment. Well, we see who won the battle this time...if only to document that, years on in my dotage, that I actually did this, once!
Namaste, and Happy Sunday!
XX Sheebie and the Kats XX