Updated: Jun 8, 2020
To JOURNEY is to travel or move in a given direction or path. We all choose our own life journey and each of us experiences events in an unique way. Are you happy and excited about the journey you are on or is it time to change direction? Try something new. Change up your routine. Wake up early or go to bed late. Attempt a new pose in your yoga practice. Try a new recipe. Make a new friend or rekindle a lost friendship. Do something to shake up your world. It could change your momentum for a moment...or a lifetime.
Medina Lake, Lakehills, Texas
"My life journey is uniquely mine."
Yoga Pose: Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose Utthita Hasta Padangustasana
A balance pose to challenge you and express your unique style.
Foundation. Start in Tadasana - Mountain Pose. Set your intention.
Stance. Shift your weight onto your right leg, maintaining a strong foundation through the right foot. Keep your right leg straight without locking your knee.
Legs. Lift your left knee up toward your belly. Reach your left arm inside the thigh, cross it over the front ankle, and hold the outside of your left foot. [If your hamstrings are tight, hold a strap looped around the left sole]. Inhale and extend the left leg on a diagonal out to the side. Straighten the left knee as much as possible. allowing the left arm to extend.
Torso. Lengthen the spine. Relax the shoulders.
Arms. Float your right arm up to a diagonal, stretching your fingertips to the sky.
Gaze. Soften your jaw and eyes. Keep your head in a neutral position. Smile.
Timing. Hold for 30 seconds, then swing the leg back to center with an inhale, release your grip and lower the foot to the ground with an exhale.
B R E A T H E
[Repeat on the other side]
Cannon Beach, Oregon