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Michelle West  Yoga student and teacher (RYT-500) Nature lover ๐ŸŒปMarried to my soulmate. Mom to two beautiful conures ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™ Love traveling ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ซ

Day 1 of #mymindmyyoga is forward fold. I chose #pachimottanasana with an assist from the beautiful @jasmine.ventures My back was in need of this forward fold after all the fun I was having with my backbends! Miss you Jaz! Thank you amazing Hosts and Sponsors @yogajosey @ashtangi_ali @geeoice_yoga @yogaforthegwinn @myinnerfire @omstarsofficial

I am joining in on this challenge because I know this is such an important issue that needs more awareness...Itโ€™s an issue I have been closely affected by. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป @maegenpowers @jasmine.ventures @freespiritedwanderer @jules7987 Feel like joining me?
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Reposted from @yogajosey
December is often a time of celebration, love, joy, and peace. But for many, it can also be a very lonely and difficult time. We invite you on a special seven day journey of self-awareness and self care. The best part; by taking time for ourselves during this challenge, will also be giving to others. For every participant, our generous sponsors @myinnerfire will donate $1 to the International Association for Suicide Prevention Plus 10% of sales when you use the discount code MYMINDMYYOGA on their site. (And you get 15% off your order) we hope youโ€™ll join us in a challenge for YOU, in support of because that shares the light... In addition, @myinnerfire Will gift it a lucky challenge winner with $100 gift card. Our other beautiful sponsor @omstarsoffical this giving Abby participant a one month free trial at omstars.com with code ALISONYOGA, and 2 Lucky winners will receive a six month membership!

This challenge is truly a perfect way to give yourself and give back to others ๐Ÿ’•
To join: * repost this flyer and tag some friends to join!
* follow all hosts and sponsors
* check each post daily posts during the challenge for for pose ideas prompts. Share YOURS and tag us, along with the #mymindmyyoga * most of all, honor your body, mind and practice. Have a little fun, and letโ€™s lift each other up along the way.
Hosts:
@ashtangi_ali
@geeoice_yoga
@yogaforthegwinn
@yogajosey
Sponsors:
@myinnerfire
@omstarsofficial
Pose Lineup:
1. Forward fold (standing or seated)
2. Standing pose
3. Balance pose
4. Twist
5. Heart opener
6. Inversion
7. Seated meditation pose

Day 9 of #invertforjoy is lotus....oh lotus and I are not friends...especially tonight lol I couldnโ€™t make any full lotus inversion work and not for lack of trying and all the hip stretching in the world ๐Ÿ™„ so half lotus headstand it is! @tiny.kirsty @chelseasyoga @alexzandrapeters @coffeeandrainbows @aloyoga @alo.moves

Day 8 of #invertforjoy is straight legs inversion...I was so worn out from such a FABULOUS class by @devonlynea @hot8yoga this morning I couldnโ€™t hold my forearm balance for longer than it took to take this pic ๐Ÿ˜‚ I earned my #savasana! Thatโ€™s Devon for designing that class just for me ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Thanks to hosts @tiny.kirsty @chelseasyoga @alexzandrapeters @coffeeandrainbows Sponsors @alo.moves @aloyoga Oh and I LOVE my new Alo pants I got to practice in this morning ๐Ÿ™Œ

Day 7 of #invertforjoy is #staglegs I can do this variation in headstand and forearm stand pretty consistently but not handstand so thought Iโ€™d focus there today...full intention to use the wall here but didnโ€™t have to!๐Ÿคฉ only able to hang for 10 seconds but this was huge for me! ๐Ÿ™Œ These challenges always push me farther...never done one where I havenโ€™t seen growth โค๏ธ Thank you Hosts @chelseasyoga @coffeeandrainbows @alexzandrapeters @tiny.kirsty Sponsors @aloyoga @alo.moves #yogaeverydamnday #caliyoga #practice #sweateverydamnday #inversion #handstandpractice #growth

December in Pasadena ๐Ÿ˜ Sarah ruined me for all other sushi ๐Ÿฃ Only got one picture of the sushi since I was busy having foodgasams ๐Ÿ˜‚ then Afters Icecream ๐Ÿฆ Perfect Thursday night ๐Ÿ™Œ #california #pasadena #itsdecember #sushi๐Ÿฃ #holidaytime #doubledate

So it rained here the past few day and it REALLY rained! Unfortunately mudslides in the burn areas too โ˜น๏ธ but snow in the mountains! Can you see in the first picture!! Our pool is at capacity tho ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Back to gorgeous weather today and top is back down for my car ๐Ÿ™Œ #california #itsdecember #californiarain

Day 6 of #invertforjoy is fish legs. This was harder than I thought lol once I was upside down my legs got all confused ๐Ÿ˜‚ always fun to laugh upside down ๐Ÿ™ƒ @chelseasyoga @tiny.kirsty @coffeeandrainbows @alexzandrapeters @aloyoga @alo.moves

Day 5 of #invertforjoy is splits. The thing about splits for me is I have a decent split with the weight of my body helping....not so much inverted and thatโ€™s ok something to works towards as always! Itโ€™s raining here today which is so rare here....since June when we moved itโ€™s rained four times! So I love a little rain ๐Ÿ˜Š but it moved me inside where itโ€™s hard to get a full frame of my split but you get the idea ๐Ÿ˜˜ Happy Wednesday! Thank you hosts @alexzandrapeters @coffeeandrainbows @chelseasyoga @tiny.kirsty Sponsors @alo.moves @aloyoga #yogaeverydamnday #inversion #splits #yogasocal #california #instayogafam

Day 4 of #invertforjoy is straddle ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ I love headstand and I needed a feel good inversion today. I spent a good amount of time here just cause it felt great ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’• Itโ€™s finally cooling down a little in SoCal and got to breakout the sweatpants and socks ๐Ÿ™Œ Thank you hosts @tiny.kirsty @chelseasyoga @alexzandrapeters @coffeeandrainbows Sponsors @aloyoga @alo.moves

Itโ€™s been a year since I completed my 300hr advanced YTT in India ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป so much in my life has changed. I continue to learn and grow. Reflecting back on this experience I am so very grateful! Things I might not have been grateful for at the time ๐Ÿ˜‚ I certainly am now! I miss all the beautiful friends I made there but has been wonderful to see most on social media ๐Ÿ’• Lots of love to you all! @yogadone @maegenpowers @yoga.with.fay @lily_rose_art @bohomlife @ylva.travel.yogi @hlinmainka @yogananz @rishikulyogshala #india #300hrytt #rishikesh #yogaeverydamnday #comfortzonecrusher #cowsandmonkeys #yogafamily #memories

Day 3 of #invertforjoy is scorpion ๐Ÿฆ‚ Iโ€™ve taken some steps back with my practice the past 6 months but feels good to be getting my strength back again. Loving where I am today. Right now. Just breathe โค๏ธ Thanks @yogieddy @hot8yoga for two awesome classes! Hosts @tiny.kirsty @alexzandrapeters @coffeeandrainbows @chelseasyoga Sponsors @alo.moves @aloyoga #yogaeverydamnday #caliyoga #pasadenayoga #sweateveryday #scorpion #upsidedown #flipyourperspective #yogacommunity

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