Hot Yoga on a Cold Day

yoga-mats-1620086As part of my 16 in 2016, I set out to do yoga twice a month.  I went twice in January and hit up my first February class on Saturday at Sumits Yoga. I hadn’t heard of this studio, but discovered it thanks to Classpass.  I had somewhere to be at 11:30 and this class fit in perfectly with my schedule–it was at 9am, so I wasn’t up at the crack of dawn, and was able to shower, eat some of my sweet potato egg bake, and get ready before heading out the door.

On a chilly winter day, hot yoga is the PERFECT way to warm up.  I really enjoyed this studio and class.  If power/vinyasa and bikram had a baby, it would be this 60 minute class.

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The Calming Effect of Walking Outside

This past weekend I took a quick trip to Seattle (flew in Thursday night, flew out Saturday around noon) and while I didn’t have enough time to fully appreciate all the city has to offer, I was able to find a park near my hotel to wander around in Saturday morning before my flight took off.

As I walked around, I was entranced with how lush and green everything was here! I felt a sense of calm immediately wash over me.  These pictures really don’t do the scene justice.

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10 Day Detox Diet Overview

I’m going to try and keep this brief and do a pro/con list since each of my daily recaps were a bit lengthy.

See Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, and the why.

For anyone wondering about weight loss, I stopped weighing myself a few weeks ago so I don’t have before/after numbers on that. I can say that I got smaller, because I took measurements of my waist, hips, butt, and thigh and they all decreased.

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