Day one of the April yoga challenge was a simple forward fold, or “Uttuttanasana”, which was actually pretty hard for me. I hold a lot of tension in my lower back and hamstrings but after about an hour of yoga led by my sister-in-law (ultimate yogi inspiration!), I was able to reach further than when we first started. I felt so limber and relaxed by the end of our session and I could feel how much looser my whole back felt when I woke up this morning.
I’m working on getting up earlier in the mornings to both give myself some extra time to wake up and to work in some stretching, praying, meditation. I set my alarm for 6:30 this morning and snoozed it until 6:45 but it’s still 15 minutes earlier than I normally get up so I’m calling it a win!