International Yoga Day

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Did you today is International Yoga Day?

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I mentioned yesterday that I spent my Friday night in the orchard doing yoga under 90* heat, followed by a hard cider and chat with a friend. While it was fun, it also showed part of what yoga is all about…community.

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Yoga is about taking a step away from life and to your mat to move and breathe. To take a break from the stress and worry and long to-do lists to just be where you are and in your moment.

Yoga is about us accepting the past, appreciating the present and embracing the future. To stop fearing the what-ifs and unknowns and instead be excited about what those moments may bring.

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As much as yoga is about community, it’s also about self. To find ourselves, to love ourselves and to love others.

So today I suggest you take some time to practice. I don’t care if it’s 5 minutes, 20 minutes or 60 minutes, but you and your body will thank you for it.


Are you celebrating International Yoga Day today?

What’s your favorite pose?


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31 thoughts on “International Yoga Day

    1. Katie Post author

      Just remember that it helps support those other classes you love! Or maybe keep trying to find a different studio that’s a better fit?

  1. Liz

    Yoga is part of me, it’s in my body, mind, and soul. I love reading how others embrace the practice in their daily life. Do you follow a video series or yoga book?

    1. Katie Post author

      When I’m practicing at home, I generally do YogaDownload.com sessions, otherwise I practice at a local hot yoga studio.

  2. Dapinder

    Didn’t know it was International Yoga Day, but am so glad I saw your post on the SPA page! Will be squeezing in a short yoga session this evening :). My fave pose: Trikonasana, on good days when I can balance (haha) it makes me feel confident and strong.

  3. Mistle

    I have only tried yoga once and that was years ago. I am excited though to be able to try out a Yoga Barre class soon!

  4. Mia

    Happy yoga day!! I’ve only tried it once, many years ago, and I would really like to try it again. 🙂

  5. Heather @ Polyglot Jot

    Nice–I did not know today was International Yoga day! I love yoga and discovered it while i was in college. I had to quit dance which I thought would be my career and found new love in yoga. In many ways it brought me out of a very dark depressing time and im forever grateful for it.
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    1. Katie Post author

      It did a very similar thing to me too and continues to do so. I know that I can’t keep yoga away for too long or I lose myself a bit.

  6. Sabrina Horton

    My favorite pose is penguin. As a runner, it really opens up my hips which I never realized until I started practicing yoga how much I needed to open them up. I do it so much that I’ve caught my 3 year old doing it in the bathtub. 🙂

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