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[caption id="attachment_3283" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] If the hardest part about practicing yoga is getting to the room, the second hardest is part is staying there. Both literally and figuratively. On one hand, teachers tell students to stay in the room because it's just...

[caption id="attachment_3234" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] Directly above our yoga studio is a fitness boot camp. People flip tractor tires and drag chains across the floor and hurl medicine balls against the wall, while a former military officer shouts slogans at them until...

[caption id="attachment_3225" align="alignleft" width="255"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] I remember the first time I tried an inverted yoga posture. When I bent backwards and extended my arms and exposed my chest cavity, I not only had to trust that my ankles would be there waiting...

[caption id="attachment_3218" align="alignleft" width="205"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] My yoga instructor loves to reminds students, when in doubt, suck in your gut and squeeze your butt. Meaning, if you’re loosing your balance and struggling to execute and feeling unclear about what the next action is,...