She’s Got Legs August Yoga Challenge

She's Got Legs Yoga ChallengeI’m so excited for this upcoming challenge. The goal is to be able to put your foot/feet behind your head (like pictures #27 and #29), so saying I’m excited is an understatement. I’ve always been able to get my leg up, but I have this crazy fear it’s going to get stuck behind my head and I’m going to be rolling around in pain unable to get free, so I put my leg up and just hold it as far as I can without actually putting it behind my head. Plus, I love hip openers because they really relax me, so even though there’s some tough poses, this month looks like it’s going to be a good one!

Check out July’s Independence ARMy Challenge here.

These challenges are hosted on Instagram by the ladies listed on the image above. They do each pose the day before, usually with a video tutorial of how to get into the pose. Search for hashtag #shesgotlegs for everyone’s pictures!

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Independence ARMy Challenge Week 3

Week 3 was a lot more fun that week 2 of the July yoga challenge. Mainly because I can actually do the poses.

Day 15

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Cat and Grasshopper

Cat and Grasshopper

Day 16  

Astavakrasana, or Eight-Angle Pose

Astavakrasana, or Eight-Angle Pose

I wasn’t looking forward to day 17, but it really wasn’t so bad.

Kukkutasana, Rooster Pose

Kukkutasana, Rooster Pose

Day 18  

Pose Dedicated To The Sage Koundinya II, Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II

Pose Dedicated To The Sage Koundinya II, Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II

And a video moving into it.

Day 19 was way awkward, but not impossible.

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana C, Unsupported Headstand

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana C, Unsupported Headstand

Day 20

Flying Pigeon, Eka Pada Galavasana

Flying Pigeon, Eka Pada Galavasana

Flying Pigeon, Eka Pada Galavasana

Flying Pigeon, Eka Pada Galavasana


And a video:

Day 21 Jump through.

 

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Independence ARMY Challenge Week 2

This week was definitely a challenge for me.

Lifted L:

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Baddha hasta sirsanana A, headstand:

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 Forearm plank:

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Vashishtasana:

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Shoulder-Pressing Pose Bhujapidasana:

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Forearm stand:image

Firefly Pose, Titibasana:

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Fallen Angel Pose

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