It's been a while. Not only a while actually. A good seven years!
The past seven years have been great, and greatly occupied with taking care of my two girls, now 3.5 and 6.5 years old. Now that the younger girl has started kindergarten, I've at last gotten some free time to myself. With that newfound freedom and time, I can start devoting time to pursue my interests again. What best than going back to practise yoga - an endeavour more than just an interest. Exercise, mental and physical balance and wellness, personal challenge, social circle - all rolled into one.
And so, I went for a trial Hatha Yoga class at Art of Yoga today.
Happy me preparing to go for my first yoga in 3 years
The studio offers a variety of yoga classes, ranging from restorative yoga to Ashtanga and advanced Vinyasa flow. I am looking to join Hatha yoga, Hatha flow and Vinyasa flow, having practised these yoga styles before. I thought Hatha yoga would be an easy, relaxing style compared to the others. But boy was I wrong. After the session today, my muscles are aching and sore. Could it be I have been out of action for too long? Or that age is catching up? Nevertheless, I'm more motivated to explore styles of yoga I have not tried before.
My initial thoughts are to populate this blog with my yoga journey. I'm planning to introduce yoga to my girls as well, not sure how receptive they are but wouldn't it be interesting to see cute little girls striking warrior poses or have a baby (my 3.5yo is still like a baby..) do a Happy Baby pose?
We'll see how the future updates go. Till then!