I love yoga. It makes me feel strong. It gives me flexibility. It helps me clear my head. Yoga is awesome. I always encourage my friends and family to try it. I saw a big to do about an article about a black girl in a yoga class(written by a non black girl). I thought that the article was uncalled for. Of course people of all color do yoga. Yoga doesn’t have a color. It is for everyone.
So, I thought that I would have my famous twitter friends discuss it with the head of the magazine(because that is how they roll) and then someone responded to me that I needed to write a response essay. Oh please. Do you really think the head of the magazine that I have lost all respect for is going to read my article? No, because she never read my comments on her magazine’s website(where I was trashed and drug through the mud for talking about the affordability of healthy food).
So here is my attempt at an essay that does not involve curse words(yeah when I get really mad, I curse). The article was racist trash and I don’t think it should have been published. I don’t care if the poster child is a black editor(not all black people actually care about black people). So if you read the article and it made you mad, go do yoga somewhere else. In fact do a pose every time you think about the article. Do some deep breathing too. Because racists cannot speak for us. Yoga is for everyone. Yoga is universal.
So today was another amazing yoga class. It turns out I have more flexibility than I thought. It was just a blast. I love yoga. I even picked up some cool books to help in my practice.
Yesterday I ran/walked three miles with a friend(who totally left me alone and we got into an argument, but worked it out today).
Question: When you run with a buddy, do you stay their pace or do you leave them? Just wondering 🙂 Me, I would not leave a slower buddy.
So a friend of a friend told me about free yoga classes on Saturdays, I went over the weekend and loved it! The teacher was so cool and def. in shape. She was so nice. It was like a sport yoga. I had a blast.
I think the weight increase is also due to my little friend lol.
I know that I have added muscles to my body as well 🙂
Right now I am just staying positive, I finish my first semester back in school next week(then Lord willing I will only have three classes left, plus an internship so that means I am getting closer to graduation in May), I hope to find a job soon(now the options have been expanded so I am looking for anywhere in the US lol).
So just focusing on those things along with training at the moment. I am so excited about yoga(going to download some podcasts). I got a cute new pink mat(yes, I really do love pink).
Have a blessed and wonderful day friends 🙂
Yay! I got my ten miles in. This is my last long run of the week until race day. I also plan to do some yoga later. When I was running I started with my jacket on and then I had to take it off because I was sweating so much. I had to later put my jacket back on because the sweat was cold lol.
I spent a lot of time running and singing today. I was in a really good mood. Its like your own personal karoke when no one else is out(which happens often). I would love to go to the gym but it is such a trek. A few years ago, it was only a walk and a bus ride to get to the gym and my body thanked me for it. Now, its more like improvising(I have 5,8,10,12,15,20 lb weights).
How are you sweating today?