Thoughts, Yoga

Hey Modern Yogis! It’s Time We Stop Obsessing Over Physical Gain

While scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came upon a gorgeous yogi executing a perfect (and difficult) handstand variation that required both strength and flexibility. My curiosity to see more of her practice brought me to her page. In her description she proudly displays that she is "self-taught since May 2014." My immediate thoughts? Wow.… Continue reading Hey Modern Yogis! It’s Time We Stop Obsessing Over Physical Gain

Thoughts, Yoga

Mala Beads and Mindfulness

I recently discovered an online auction site, Invaluable.com. I am always searching for vintage items for my personal collection and my vintage Etsy shop, Dizzy Dreamer Vintage. Invaluable's vintage jewelry makes me swoon. Jewelry can tell a story, make an outfit, or aid in solace. I never really have thought about what piece of jewelry I prized the… Continue reading Mala Beads and Mindfulness

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Maintaining Your Yoga Practice (& Sanity) While Sick or Injured

I must first start this article by saying that 2015 has not been so kind to my body. Currently, I am working through two injuries and the flu. However, I am still able to maintain my daily yoga practice. Yoga with an injury can help to heal or can hinder and hurt. Yoga while sick or… Continue reading Maintaining Your Yoga Practice (& Sanity) While Sick or Injured