Laughing Lotus Is A Sparkly Pink Yoga Palace Laughing Lotus is one of the city's major teaching studios, and you can feel it. The vibe is friendly, but also a little clubby. As if half the people know each other. Cause, actually, they do. It's also a bit more girlie than other studios.
Grasshoppers do exist! This week was a week full of miracles. I ran a 5K with a sprained ankle in 40 minutes yesterday then in yoga this morning I witnessed what I presumed was an urban yogi myth "the grasshopper", where you're in a push up position but your feet are pretty high off the ground and you're supporting yourself by your arms. I saw it three times: once by a man and twice by a woman. When
Yoga: Because sometimes you just wanna CUT some people, so you better just shut up and OM. Yoga at Laughing Lotus with Allison. Phew.
Midnight Yoga Catch-up Post Napped, then headed over to Midnight Yoga in the bitter cold. Luke, the teacher, made us work way too hard. The music was nice. stats :: situps 770/1000, pushups 425/1000, sunsalutes 19/33, fish wk3 2/3, noalcohol 29/59, nosugar DONE, sleep-5 hours max?? FAIL, homeworkout 3/4, sleepdiscipline 0/7, plantfriendly (still alive!), wholegrainy 19/33
Back-to-Yoga week - days seven/eight Last night, partly because I didn't want to ride the train back to Brooklyn after work, and partly because it was back-to-yoga day 7 and my morning plans had failed (see last post), I decided to return to Laughing Lotus for Midnight Yoga after being away from it for so, so long.
cello yoga date and vegan cookies. Laughing Lotus Midnight yoga with live music! fun stuff!! Friends S and S met me there...I think stretching my injured hip a little helps. maybe it's just open now. Class was great, i needed to move, badly! It had been 2 days of no yoga!
yoga after wanderlust - day one In San Francisco for 1.5 days with nothing but yoga clothes, I decided to keep the daily yoga practice going. After napping in Dolores Park, I hit up the 12:30 lunch class at Laughing Lotus San Francisco. Such a pretty studio, and the 6 person class (as opposed to 100+ person classes at WL) was a nice change.