Monthly Archives: November 2012

Practice on the Road

This has nothing to do with yoga. I just love roses and my mother put this lovely one in my bathroom while we were visiting.

Trying to get my practice in while while traveling is hard.  I have always struggled with trying to achieve some sort of balance between putting effort into get my practice in and letting go of the attachment to practice every day when it just isn’t feasible.  I take the idea that I am supposed (me and “supposed to” are old enemies so it with some trepidation that I use this word, but I think this is an instance where it actually works) to practice 6 days a week pretty seriously and find that if I can practice while traveling it keeps me grounded and makes the trip more enjoyable.  Alex gets quite cranky with me, but I always haul my yoga mat with me.  Yes, it is big and bulky (manduka mats are fantastic, but weigh something ridiculous!) but if I have my mat with me, then I am much more likely to find a place, roll it out and get my butt going.

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