Fitness // February Yoga Challenge Week Three

 15) Eka Pada Bakasana A ~ Bakasana variation 16) Baddha Hasta Sirsanana B 17) Handstand with Eagle Legs 18) Viparita Shalabasana 19) Funky Pincha Mayurasana 20) Embryo Pose in Headstand
21) Scorpion Handstand 

This week has just flown by! This time next week I will have completed Bath Half marathon which is exciting! In between training for my run I have of course been working on my yoga. This challenge has been really good for pushing myself out of my comfort zone. One thing I have learn is that if your breathing isn't right the pose won't happen! I have to remind myself to keep breathing slow and steady ujjayi breath.

I loved the headstand and handstand variations this week. It feels good to mix things up. I recognise I need to work on my backbends so I'm going to spend some time in my morning practice to work on going deeper. I have faith that my body can do it I just need to open up more. Headstands are getting stronger as well. I find the supported headstands easier then the tripod headstand as I can lift my shoulders up more easily and then have little weight on my head and neck.

It's funny but I find I am so much more at ease with inversions rather than arm balances. I find these so much more of a challenge! What are you working on this week?

If you missed it here is a link to week two (days 8-14) of the yoga challenge.