Category Archives: Personal Development

Back to Backbends – Week 1 {Yoga Challenge}

Day 1: Virabhadrasana I, Warrior I
Day 1: Virabhadrasana I, Warrior I
Day 2: Virabhadrasana B, Warrior II
Day 2: Virabhadrasana B, Warrior II
Day 3: Parsvakonasana A, Extended Side Angle Pose
Day 3: Parsvakonasana A, Extended Side Angle Pose
Day 4: Parsvakonasana B, Revolved Side Angle
Day 4: Parsvakonasana B, Revolved Side Angle
Day 5: Parsvottanasana, Pyramid Pose
Day 5: Parsvottanasana, Pyramid Pose
Day 6: Prasarita Padottanasana C, Wide Legged Forward Bend
Day 6: Prasarita Padottanasana C, Wide Legged Forward Bend
Day 7: Samakonasana, Straddle
Day 7: Samakonasana, Straddle

Leave me a comment on Instagram if you’re doing the challenge too!

Related Links:

July Yoga Challenge – Back to Backbends

June Yoga Challege – Yoga Gives Back

May Yoga Challenge – May I Begin Yoga 2015

April Yoga Challenge – Detox Yo Body

March Yoga Challenge – Journey to Handstand

July Goals

  • Clean off desk and keep it clean. Organize papers every night and clean it completely every Sunday night.
  • Try to find members for GISHWES team.
  • Put/give crap away. Declutter and put away seasonal things and things that aren’t used very often.
  • Finish Creating at Effective Writer course.
  • Look into scholarships for MA program and decide if it’s something I want to pursue now.
  • Write more consistently…blog at least 3 times a week. Get weekly yoga posts up on time!
  • Come up with giveaways. Probably one a month to start.  Tea, yoga stuff, vegan snacks, cookbook.
  • Be more active. Don’t sit as much.
  • Be active with Sophia’s Teas social media accounts. Plan and send out monthly tea newsletters.
  • Go over grocery budget.
  • Set aside $40/week for 2017 Greece vacation.

Do you set daily, weekly, or monthly goals?

‎Yoga Gives Back – Week 1 {Yoga Challenge}

So far this has been a wonderful challenge. It has had different types of poses for each day, and they are such that you really have to focus and be mindful of what you’re doing. Here are the first set of poses for the Yoga Gives Back challenge.

Ardha Matysendrasana, Half Lord of the Fishes Pose
Day 1: Ardha Matysendrasana, Half Lord of the Fishes Pose
Parsvakonasana B, Twisted Extended Side Angle Posture
Day 2: Parsvakonasana B, Twisted Extended Side Angle Pose
Prasarita Padottanasana A, Wide-Legged Forward Bend
Day 3: Prasarita Padottanasana A, Wide-Legged Forward Bend
Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana, Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose
Day 4: Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana, Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose
Pasadena, Noose Pose
Day 5: Pasadena, Noose Pose
Gomukhasana, Cow Face Pose
Day 6: Gomukhasana, Cow Face Pose
Bakasana, Crane Pose
Day 7: Bakasana, Crane Pose
Bakasana, Crane Pose
Day 7: Bakasana, Crane Pose

Leave me a comment on Instagram if you’re doing the challenge too!

Related Links:

June Yoga Challenge – Yoga Gives Back

May Yoga Challenge – May I Begin Yoga 2015

April Yoga Challenge – Detox Yo Body

March Yoga Challenge – Journey to Handstand

February Yoga Challenge – Let’s Get Flexy in 2015