Hot Yoga, Week 23: Aztec

It was a so-so week; not great, but good. I’ve found I actually can’t repeat my last journal entry’s signature event, touching my forehead to my knees.  I know it can be done, tho. Yesterday (technically, then, Week 24, as I am late reporting in) I showed up for class. What happened to my water …

Hot Yoga, Week 22: Forward Seated Pose – Bingo!

I’ve worked to build on last week’s surprise progress in the forward seated pose, and this week handed me another surprise progression: eyes closed, breathing, I felt my knees press against my forehead. I do think yoga can provide a lesson in regularity and discipline and improvement; I’m lucky to live so near a studio …

Hot Yoga, Week 2, Part 2

I skipped my usual yoga class today; I felt like I had too much intestinal gas to risk it.  It’s okay if you’re 3 years old, however, I am not. I made it for a 7pm class though, and I have to say, it was my best class ever.  Thanks to all the yoga studios …

Patterns: Writing A Mouthful of Candy, or, Pussycat

I lost track of how many pages I did today; it went well, and I made it into what Blake Snyder would call Bad Guys Move In, approaching what Christopher Vogler or Robert McKee would call the Belly of the Beast.  I think I’m making good progress and that today I got on a lucky …