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Monday, April 1, 2013
YOGA CHALLENGEFor April, I plan to do yoga for at least 20 minutes a day every day.  That’s 30 days of 20 minutes of yoga.  20 minutes doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up to 10 hours of straight yoga!To keep things interesting, I set up 30 challenges, one for each day!Day 01:  Honor your practice.  Set your intentions.  Remind yourself why you are taking this challenge.Day 02:  What goals and expectations do you have for your practice in this challenge?Day 03:  Take a public class.  If you are a regular, do some yoga at home.Day 04:  Meditate for at least 10 minutes after your practice.Day 05:  Take a picture or video of you doing yoga, your mat, or something that makes you smile.  Send it to friends!Day 06:  Rent or stream an online yoga video.Day 07:  Buy yourself something nice for your practice (a new mat, some yoga pants, a bag, or something as small as a smoothie to energize your body)Day 08:  Do yoga in the morningDay 09:  Do yoga before bedDay 10:  Write down one pose that you would like to master completely.  Work on that pose all month!Day 11:  Talk to a master.  Ask a friend, teacher, or someone you respect a question about your practice.  Day 12:  Learn about yoga.  Read about the history.  Learn about the different types.Day 13:  Nourish your body.  Get enough sleep, eat well, and stretch!Day 14: What frustrates you about your practice?  What do you strive to do better?Day 15: Do yoga to relax.  What event stressed you out? How did you feel?  How did you feel after yoga?Day 16: How do you find balance in your life?  What is out of balance?Day 17:  Take another public class, but a different type of yoga than you are used to.Day 18:  Watch a documentary about yoga.Day 19:  How do you clear your mind?  How do you clear your body and keep toxins out of it?Day 20:   Write down a goal for your practice.  Evaluate your goal (How’s that pose you picked on day 10 coming?Day 21:  Do yoga with a friend.  Teach them something new.  Learn something new.Day 22:  Do a strenuous yoga work out.Day 23:  What is your favorite pose?  Lease favorite?Day 24:  Do some light yoga before and after a work out.  Did you notice that you were able to work out better?Day 25:  Get outside!  Do yoga close to nature.Day 26:  Attend a meditation class or look online how to meditate.Day 27:  What have you learned from this challenge?  What will you take with you?Day 28:  Have you noticed a change in your body and poses since the beginning of the challenge?  Did you accomplish your goals?Day 29:  How do you plan to extend this challenge after it’s done? Will you attend a class, schedule yoga every day or every other day?Day 30:  What did you like about this challenge? What was most difficult?

YOGA CHALLENGE

For April, I plan to do yoga for at least 20 minutes a day every day.  That’s 30 days of 20 minutes of yoga.  20 minutes doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up to 10 hours of straight yoga!

To keep things interesting, I set up 30 challenges, one for each day!


Day 01:  Honor your practice.  Set your intentions.  Remind yourself why you are taking this challenge.
Day 02:  What goals and expectations do you have for your practice in this challenge?
Day 03:  Take a public class.  If you are a regular, do some yoga at home.
Day 04:  Meditate for at least 10 minutes after your practice.
Day 05:  Take a picture or video of you doing yoga, your mat, or something that makes you smile.  Send it to friends!
Day 06:  Rent or stream an online yoga video.
Day 07:  Buy yourself something nice for your practice (a new mat, some yoga pants, a bag, or something as small as a smoothie to energize your body)
Day 08:  Do yoga in the morning
Day 09:  Do yoga before bed
Day 10:  Write down one pose that you would like to master completely.  Work on that pose all month!
Day 11:  Talk to a master.  Ask a friend, teacher, or someone you respect a question about your practice.  
Day 12:  Learn about yoga.  Read about the history.  Learn about the different types.
Day 13:  Nourish your body.  Get enough sleep, eat well, and stretch!
Day 14: What frustrates you about your practice?  What do you strive to do better?
Day 15: Do yoga to relax.  What event stressed you out? How did you feel?  How did you feel after yoga?
Day 16: How do you find balance in your life?  What is out of balance?
Day 17:  Take another public class, but a different type of yoga than you are used to.
Day 18:  Watch a documentary about yoga.
Day 19:  How do you clear your mind?  How do you clear your body and keep toxins out of it?
Day 20:   Write down a goal for your practice.  Evaluate your goal (How’s that pose you picked on day 10 coming?
Day 21:  Do yoga with a friend.  Teach them something new.  Learn something new.
Day 22:  Do a strenuous yoga work out.
Day 23:  What is your favorite pose?  Lease favorite?
Day 24:  Do some light yoga before and after a work out.  Did you notice that you were able to work out better?
Day 25:  Get outside!  Do yoga close to nature.
Day 26:  Attend a meditation class or look online how to meditate.
Day 27:  What have you learned from this challenge?  What will you take with you?
Day 28:  Have you noticed a change in your body and poses since the beginning of the challenge?  Did you accomplish your goals?
Day 29:  How do you plan to extend this challenge after it’s done? Will you attend a class, schedule yoga every day or every other day?
Day 30:  What did you like about this challenge? What was most difficult?

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