This & That: The Blues

…if you’re feeling blue and maybe a little shut down, you may feel like curling up in a ball like this. Instead, try the opposite of that – wild thing pose. Camatkarasana is an empowering and intense heart opener and helps to strengthen and lengthen the entire body…

Heart openers can feel so vulnerable, and really counter-intuitive when I feel down. Sometimes retreating and taking it easy is the right thing to do. And other times the absolutely right thing to do is turn my practice up a notch. When I can get there, it works for me. And nothing challenges me more than getting into and out of Wild Thing Pose with grace.

First image of child’s pose found here. Second image of Ginger Sullivan from her site. I love this image – it’s such a sweet posture.

Did you guys see the beautiful Wild Thing image on the cover of Yoga Journal? Gorg!


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