In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been branching out a bit from yoga over the past several months. When I get on my mat, inevitably some of what I’m doing looks like yoga, but I’m also practicing other movements for strength and mobility, in addition to just moving in ways that feel good. My longtime yoga practice helped me develop mindfulness through movement, so that’s always a big part of it as well.
I’ve been slowly and casually trying out different workout classes—because sometimes it’s just nice to have someone tell me what to do! The last yoga class I went to was in June and it was boooooring (don’t worry friends, I wasn’t in Knoxville). That same weekend, I decided to go out on a limb and try something different. I was grabbing a snack from the dining hall at the retreat center I was visiting when I heard the sounds of a drum circle. I’m a sucker for a drum circle.Read More