#aprilintentions Day 14-16
14. Camel

15. King cobra

16. Two-Legged Inverted Staff Pose

My boyfriend and me are going to visit my auntie in Germany for a few days, so here the poses in advance

Backbends are so Great, I always feel light and ..yea..bendy afterwards haha
Still a long way to go but I enjoy improving! ( my arms are so unflexible)

Definitely no yoga outfit but I’m kinda in a hurry sooo.. Love for American apparel high waist pants

#Aprilintentions Day 12
Mermaid Pose

Today’s intention: “set priorities”
My arms/shoulders aren’t that flexible yet but I love how that pose stretches almost every part

humansofnewyork:

"What’s your favorite thing to do with mom?""Play chess.""What’s the hardest part about playing chess?""That I don’t know how to play."

humansofnewyork:

"What’s your favorite thing to do with mom?"
"Play chess."
"What’s the hardest part about playing chess?"
"That I don’t know how to play."

baimbie:

indie/bambi

baimbie:

indie/bambi

(Source: photografou)

I’m in a romantic spring mood right now. 
Gahhh weather is so nice but I need to redo my CV for the job as a writer at the VICE magazine in Austria… Journalism hooray

I’m in a romantic spring mood right now.
Gahhh weather is so nice but I need to redo my CV for the job as a writer at the VICE magazine in Austria… Journalism hooray

#AprilIntentions Day 12
Eight angle pose

Struggle. But I love this! It’s so challenging and that’s what is so interesting!
Today’s intention is to relax
HELLO WEEKEND

#April Intentions Day 11
Wide legged handstand

"Wide" haha… But soon! I am now able to hold the handstand for a Few seconds off the wall YAY

My Intention for today is to try my best. Dark look because I am now off to a presentation! (Turtleneck forever) Wish me luck!

And 💕 for my furry audience haha

donutyogi:

April Intentions
Often times in a yoga class the teacher will suggest to the students to set an intention for the day’s practice and we thought that would be a nice sentiment to bring into this month’s challenge. Your intention can be something specific, or it can be something general like a theme or mantra. It can help carry you through your time on the mat, or it can be something that you can come back to throughout your practice - perhaps whenever you return to tadasana or balasana.
For this month’s challenge, there are six of us who have joined together to practice yoga in April: #aprilintentions hosted by Ola, Angie, Rae, Marion, Rox, and Rachael!
We will be taking turns and alternating the days we host the challenge pose. Here is the list of poses we will be practicing this month:
April 1-6, Opening/standing poses

1. Rox: Plank (Kumbhakasana)2. Marion: Upward facing dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)3. Rae: One legged downward dog 4. Ola: Deep forward fold (Padahastasana)5. Rachael: Tree pose (Vrksasana)6. Angie: Cat & Cow variations (Marjaryasana & Bitilasana)

April 7-12, Arm balances / inversions

7. Rox: Side crow (Parsva Bakasana) with option for fallen angel8. Marion: Perched piegon / block under back foot with option for Flying Pigeon (Eka pada galavasana)9. Rae: Funky pincha or headstand 10. Ola: Handstand or handstand prep11. Rachael: Wide legged handstand12. Angie: Eight angle pose (Astavakrasana)

April 13-18, Backbends

13. Rox: Mermaid14. Marion: Camel (Ustrasana)15. Rae: King cobra (Raja Bhujangasana)16. Ola: Two-Legged Inverted Staff Pose (Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana)17. Rachael: Wild thing  (Camatkarasana)18. Angie: Crescent lunge with backbend (Anjaneyasana with backbend)

April 19-24, Hip openers

19. Rox: Lizard (Utthan Pristhasana)20. Marion: Low lunge (Anjaneyasana)21. Rae: Reclining compass aka infinity pose 22. Ola: Eagle pose (Garudasana)23. Rachael: Bound angle pose (Baddha Konasana)24. Angie: Half chair pose with transition to WIII and half moon

April 25-30, Closing/seated poses

25. Rox: Seated wide angle forward fold (Upavistha Konasana)26. Marion: Lotus variation (Ardha padmasana,  padmasana)27. Rae: Reclining twist with double bind (Supta Matsyendrasana variation) 28. Ola: Reclining bound angle pose (Supta baddha konasana)29. Rachael: Happy baby (Ananda Balasana)30. Angie: Seated forward fold (Paschimottanasana)

—Here is how you can participate in the challenge:
Post your photo of the day on tumblr and tag it with #aprilintentions. The six of us will be tracking the tag and liking/commenting/reblogging them.
(Optional) You can also tag us (#tothemarathonandback, #bendyrae, #sassyyogi, #donutyogi, #nivueniconnue, #rachaeldee) in your posts too.
In each of your posts, include a note about your intention for the day’s practice. 
Remember to have fun, breathe, and enjoy your time on the mat. We will be offering modifications and variations for the poses, especially for the more challenging ones, so please do not force your body into a certain pose if you do not feel ready.
It’s yoga practice, not yoga perfect. Please don’t be discouraged if you have trouble with the pose of the day; message any one of us and we will be more than happy to help you. Please enjoy this month’s challenge and all of us are so excited to practice with you. We can’t wait to see all of your posts! Namaste.

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donutyogi:

April Intentions

Often times in a yoga class the teacher will suggest to the students to set an intention for the day’s practice and we thought that would be a nice sentiment to bring into this month’s challenge. Your intention can be something specific, or it can be something general like a theme or mantra. It can help carry you through your time on the mat, or it can be something that you can come back to throughout your practice - perhaps whenever you return to tadasana or balasana.

For this month’s challenge, there are six of us who have joined together to practice yoga in April: #aprilintentions hosted by OlaAngieRaeMarionRox, and Rachael!

We will be taking turns and alternating the days we host the challenge pose. Here is the list of poses we will be practicing this month:

April 1-6, Opening/standing poses

1. Rox: Plank (Kumbhakasana)
2. Marion: Upward facing dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)
3. Rae: One legged downward dog 
4. Ola: Deep forward fold (Padahastasana)
5. Rachael: Tree pose (Vrksasana)
6. Angie: Cat & Cow variations (Marjaryasana & Bitilasana)

April 7-12, Arm balances / inversions

7. Rox: Side crow (Parsva Bakasana) with option for fallen angel
8. Marion: Perched piegon / block under back foot with option for Flying Pigeon (Eka pada galavasana)
9. Rae: Funky pincha or headstand 
10. Ola: Handstand or handstand prep
11. Rachael: Wide legged handstand
12. Angie: Eight angle pose (Astavakrasana)

April 13-18, Backbends

13. Rox: Mermaid
14. Marion: Camel (Ustrasana)
15. Rae: King cobra (Raja Bhujangasana)
16. Ola: Two-Legged Inverted Staff Pose (Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana)
17. Rachael: Wild thing  (Camatkarasana)
18. Angie: Crescent lunge with backbend (Anjaneyasana with backbend)

April 19-24, Hip openers

19. Rox: Lizard (Utthan Pristhasana)
20. Marion: Low lunge (Anjaneyasana)
21. Rae: Reclining compass aka infinity pose 
22. Ola: Eagle pose (Garudasana)
23. Rachael: Bound angle pose (Baddha Konasana)
24. Angie: Half chair pose with transition to WIII and half moon

April 25-30, Closing/seated poses

25. Rox: Seated wide angle forward fold (Upavistha Konasana)
26. Marion: Lotus variation (Ardha padmasana,  padmasana)
27. Rae: Reclining twist with double bind (Supta Matsyendrasana variation) 
28. Ola: Reclining bound angle pose (Supta baddha konasana)
29. Rachael: Happy baby (Ananda Balasana)
30. Angie: Seated forward fold (Paschimottanasana)


Here is how you can participate in the challenge:

Post your photo of the day on tumblr and tag it with #aprilintentions. The six of us will be tracking the tag and liking/commenting/reblogging them.

  1. (Optional) You can also tag us (#tothemarathonandback, #bendyrae, #sassyyogi, #donutyogi, #nivueniconnue, #rachaeldee) in your posts too.
  2. In each of your posts, include a note about your intention for the day’s practice. 

Remember to have fun, breathe, and enjoy your time on the mat. We will be offering modifications and variations for the poses, especially for the more challenging ones, so please do not force your body into a certain pose if you do not feel ready.

It’s yoga practice, not yoga perfect. Please don’t be discouraged if you have trouble with the pose of the day; message any one of us and we will be more than happy to help you. Please enjoy this month’s challenge and all of us are so excited to practice with you. We can’t wait to see all of your posts! Namaste.

Needed to reblog it

(via donutyogi)

fight-0ff-yourdem0ns:

So cute

Woohh

fight-0ff-yourdem0ns:

So cute

Woohh

(Source: sun-clarity, via mermaidbabe12)