I’m back! Had a rest day, yesterday, just because I’d slept like crap the night before (return of dental pain & back on the antibiotics, unfortunately) and didn’t want to bother. I feel like my joints are fragile and sensitive now.

I’m not going to make it to three Astanga sessions this week, as per last Sunday’s hopeful musing, but two might be possible.


Warm-up: 10/30×6=4min jump rope. Wasn’t even sure if this would be possible, and even with yesterday’s rest day, just this short bit of intervals felt excruciating. Not at all pleasant. But I was able to get through it, gingerly, w/out any joints freaking out.

Poses Comments
Suryas & Standing Fundamentals w/ standing arches in the 5 Surya As, 3lb hand held weights for 3rd – 5th, 5-breath handstands @ the end
Primary+ Skipping 4 poses of primary w/ added LBH
Ardha Matseyendrasana, var through the legs bind
Shalabhasana A, B
Bhekasana, 1/2 & full
Dhanurasana A, B
Laghu Vajrasana
Hanuman single intervals of 10/60, foot against wall, 20sec upright, 40 back bending. Final 15sec looking head back
Rack single interval of 10/60
Block B (under hips) single interval of 10/60, feet on the wall
Kapo B Very shallow & tight. I could barely get into the vicinity of my toes. Felt good for behind the shoulders tho. That’s where I’m tightest these days.
Urdhva D come to standing
Dropbacks 3x
Ticks 3x
Finishing with 5min savasana

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