Real Men Do Yoga

Vinyasa Flow
60 minutes
10 peeps (5 guys!)
Music: Prana After Dark 7, mix by Ray Mucci

child’s pose
down dog
down dog to high plank x3
broken vinyasa
rag doll
tadasana
3 sun As
3 sun Bs
– sun B 2 and three flow from warrior I into humble warrior
open to warrior II
reverse warrior
runners lunge
drop knee with hip opener
3-legged dog
hip opener/flip dog
crescent lunge twist
warrior II
side angle
half bind
triangle
prasritta A/B
pivot to front and into eagle
airplane
tadasana
repeat from sun B through airplane on left
dolphin plank
forearm side plank with threading on right
2 locust
1 bow
forearm side plank with threading on left
2 bridges
1 wheel/bridge
supta baddha konasana
happy baby
half pigeon
spinal twist
savasana

So, so so proud of my yoga students today! They have grown so much over the semester.  I’m especially proud and excited about the men who come to class.  It can be doubly tough for a guy to come to a yoga class, put himself in a situation that he’s unsure of and uncomfortable with … it’s a big risk.  But these men come with no previous yoga experience and take the risk — and do great!  It’s so hard to take those personal risks but these guys do it.  So proud and them and so grateful to have them in my class!

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4 responses to “Real Men Do Yoga

  1. Just asserting my yoga manhood here. Great article!

  2. For the 6-week class I just took, there wound up being four of us who came regularly, a 50-50 gender split. 🙂

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