Monday, November 29, 2010

Ashtanga Yoga for Life led class this am

This morning's Ashtanga Yoga for Life class had 3 returning students renewing for another month and also a guest.  Class was beneficial and students enjoyed. 

Sunday, November 28, 2010

One On One

Chest and Back of One on One MC2 is great workout for my two areas of weakness.  Much needed for upper body and plyo for lower body.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Yoga for all levels at studio

Interesting class having so many experienced teachers in the class with me and a new teacher leading the class.  The teacher had lost over 30 pounds during the last year and looked thin faced.  The stomach area skin had not recovered from loss of body fat.  It was a fun class with slightly different warm ups than i am accustomed, some gentle yoga poses held for several minutes, but good.  Added dance moves from the 60's then a Power Yoga vinyasa flow.  flow vinyasa was all fundamental standing poses.  No binding, arm balances, inversions or pretzel poses.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Chin Up Challenge

 
4th Week, Day 1

Calculated BMI is: 24.7


 



 

Family Tree since 1589

Descendants of Thomas Hardage came to America in 1600's. 6th generation married Cherokee having Indian mother for 7th generation of Thomas Hardage.  Family Patriots were put in jail by King of England pre Revolutionary War. 


Generation No. 1

1. THOMAS1 HARDAGE was born, 1589, in Derbyshire England. He married ALICE, 1616. She was born, 1590.

Notes for THOMAS HARDAGE:

This Thomas Hardage was born Thomas Hardich ,1589, and his sons, William and Joseph, were using the name Hardich when they came to America, 1636 to 1650, and the name Hardridge came about when William Hardich changed his name to Hardridge, ref. History book of Mt. Vernon, VA, reflects this change, then the change to Hardage, 1676-93.
Children of THOMAS HARDAGE and ALICE are:

2. i. THOMAS2 HARDAGE, b. 1617, England; d. 1680, VA

3. ii. WILLIAM HARDAGE, b. 1618; d. 1669, Bristol England

iii. ALLICE HARDAGE

iv. ELIZABETH HARDAGE

Generation No. 2

2. THOMAS2 HARDAGE (THOMAS1) was born, 1617, in England, and died, 1680, in VA. He married JOAN.
Notes for THOMAS HARDAGE:

Thomas Hardage appears many times in Westmoreland Co VA, 1650 to 1670. Thomas is shown as a transport, 1658, from England with several Indentured servants to serve him in VA for 4-5 years. George and Moses Hardage were among these to serve. Joseph Hardige, James Hardridge, and James Hardage, Jr. shows up, 1694-96, court cases Westmoreland VA. Joseph Hardage, 1676, was jailed along with Richard Barton for them being leaders against the King. In all of my research the, 1676, reference to Joseph Hardage, along with the, 1685-94, reference to James Hardage, Jr., and some records of Thomas Hardage's

Nephew, William Hardich, Hardridge, Hardage, while serving in the House of Burgess, VA, 1685-87, 1692-93. The colonial register refers to William Hardage along with other versions of the Spelling, Hardridge, Hardich, and Hardage. These are the oldest records of the name Hardage that I find so I believe this is the organ of the name Hardage. Prior to this time, this family was using the name Hardich, changed to Hardridge, 1650-68, then to Hardage, 1676-93.

Children of THOMAS HARDAGE and JOAN are:

4. i. JAMES3 HARDAGE, b. 1647, England; d. 1698, Bristol England

ii. HENRY HARDAGE

iii. LYDIA HARDAGE

iv. JOAN HARDAGE

v. THOMAS HARDAGE

vi. JOSEPH HARDAGE

Generation No. 3
4. JAMES3 HARDAGE (THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born, 1647, in England, and died, 1698, in Bristol England. He married ANNE ARMSBY, 1680, in VA. She was born ,1652, in VA, and died, 1722, in E Westmoreland Co VA.
Children of JAMES HARDAGE and ANNE ARMSBY are:
6. i. JAMES4 HARDAGE, b. 1686, VA; d. 1749, VA
ii. WILLIAM HARDAGE, b. 1681
iii. JOSEPH HARDAGE, b. 1670
iv. LYDIA HARDAGE, b. 1687; m. THOMAS WALKER
v. ELIZABETH HARDAGE, b. 1688
vi. THOMAS HARDAGE, b. 1684; m. SARA WATSON, June 17, 1727, St Helens Parish SC.; b. 1707; d. SC
Generation No. 4

6. JAMES4 HARDAGE (JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born 1686 in VA, and died 1749 in VA. He married ELIZABETH 1707. She was born 1690 in VA.
Notes for JAMES HARDAGE:
James Hardage's will of June 12, 1749, probated Oct., 1749, names children
Children of JAMES HARDAGE and ELIZABETH are:
8. i. JAMES5 HARDAGE, b. 1714, VA; d. 1793, Fairfield Co SC
ii. THOMAS HARDAGE, b. 1709
iii. CYONWAY HARDAGE, b. 1711
iv. SARA HARDAGE, b. 1716; m. WILLIAM LANE, 1736, Westmoreland VA
v. ELIZABETH HARDAGE, b. 1718; m. WILLIAM NASH, 1738, Westmoreland VA
vi. LYDIA HARDAGE, b. 1720; m. JAMES LANE
7. ELIZABETH4 HARDAGE (WILLIAM3, WILLIAM2, THOMAS1) She married HENRY ASHTON.
Child of ELIZABETH HARDAGE and HENRY ASHTON is:
9. i. ANN5 ASHTON, b. 1702
Generation No. 5
8. JAMES5 HARDAGE (JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born, 1714, in VA, and died, 1793, in Fairfield Co SC. He married UNKNOWN.
Notes for JAMES HARDAGE:
James Hardage's will of 1793 left his property in Fairfield Co SC to his son William witnessed by James Daniel, conn to the children names by Judith Hall , the family of James Daniel were still with William and Adam all the way to Upson Co GA, and some of James Daniel family came to Leake Co MS with Adam's three sons about 1858.
More About JAMES HARDAGE:
Burial: Dutchman’s Creek Fairfield SC
Child of JAMES HARDAGE and UNKNOWN is:
10. i. WILLIAM6 HARDAGE, b. 1750; d. 1830, Upson Co GA
9. ANN5 ASHTON (ELIZABETH4 HARDAGE, WILLIAM3, WILLIAM2, THOMAS1) was born, 1702. She married WILLIAM AYLETT.
Children of ANN ASHTON and WILLIAM AYLETT are:
i. ANN6 AYLETT, b. 1722; m. AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON
Notes for AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON:
Augustine Washington was the brother to George Washington first President of The USA

ii. ELIZABETH AYLETT
Generation No. 6

10. WILLIAM6 HARDAGE (JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born, 1750, and died, 1830, in Upson Co GA. He married (1) CHEROKEE LADY in Fairfield Co SC. He married (2) MARTHA SPRADLEY, 1770, in Fairfield Co SC. She was born, 1750, in South Carolina, and died in Warren Co TN. He married (3) JUDITH HALL, 1800, in SC. She was born, 1780, in SC

Notes for WILLIAM HARDAGE:

Martha Spradley ran off March 20,1773, and married Charles Spradley and had a son by him , Charles Jr., b. 1773. William then married a Cherokee lady. William Hardage inherited his father James Hardage’s property, 1793, will witnessed by James Daniel, Fairfield Co SC. Deeds reference William and Adam moved to Edgefield Co SC by 1806. Deed references indicate that William and Judith Hall were in Pendleton Dist SC and sold land from, 1807-1813, Miller Weekly Addv that I have a copy of.

William and Adam Hardage were in Pike, Upson Co GA by 1824. Cherokee land lottery of 1827.

William's 4 children by Judith Hall were declared illegitimate by reason that Judith Hall was confined to an insane asylum, GA Black Book of records, and that they petitioned the GA state legislature, 1825, to legitimize their names back to Hardage.
Children of WILLIAM HARDAGE and CHEROKEE LADY are:

i. JOHN THOMAS7 HARDAGE, b. 1794

11. ii. ADAM HARDAGE, b. 1789
Child of WILLIAM HARDAGE and MARTHA SPRADLEY is:

12. iii. ZACHARIAH7 HARDAGE, b. 1771, SC; d. TN
Children of WILLIAM HARDAGE and JUDITH HALL are:
iv. JESSIE DANIEL7 HARDAGE, b. 1800
v. GEORGE WASHINGTON HARDAGE, b. 1806
vi. JAMES DANIEL HARDAGE, b. 1809
vii. LUCINDA HARDAGE, b. 1812
Generation No. 7
11. ADAM7 HARDAGE (WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born 1789. He married MARIAH ASLIN, 1805, in Edgefield SC.
Children of ADAM HARDAGE and MARIAH ASLIN are:
13. i. WILLIAM8 HARDAGE, b. November 18, 1809, Marion Co GA.; d. April 12, 1878, Leake Co MS
14. ii. ZACK WHITE HARDAGE, b. February 15, 1827, Marion Co GA.; d. August 20, 1907, Marion Co GA
15. iii. MARTIN SAMUEL HARDAGE, b. October 01, 1832, Thomaston GA; d. November 14, 1895, Leake Co MS
16. iv. DAVID JACKSON HARDAGE, b. March 14, 1821, Marion Co GA.; d. January 01, 1901, Yatesville, GA
17. v. SUSAN HARDAGE, b. 1816, Edgefield SC; d. December 12, 1889, Leake Co MS
18. vi. JAMES MCKINLEY HARDAGE, b. 1824, Upson GA.; d. October 22, 1864, Opp, AL
19. vii. NANCY HARDAGE, b. 1811, Upson Co GA; d. 1880, Winston Co MS
20. viii. JOHN W. HARDAGE, b. 1818, Edgefield SC; d. 1900, Leake Co MS
21. ix. SARA HARDAGE, b. May 15, 1826, Thomaston, GA; d. January 01, 1916, Leake Co MS

Generation No. 8
13. WILLIAM8 HARDAGE (ADAM7, WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born November 18, 1809, in Marion Co GA., and died April 12, 1878, in Leake Co MS He married MARTHA JANE WOODALL. She was born April 17, 1812, in Marion Co GA., and died September 16, 1876, in Marion Co GA.

Notes for WILLIAM HARDAGE:
In 1955, S. C. Hardage, brother of Micajah Smith Hardage of Leake Co MS, traveled to Upson Co GA and did land title research on land deeds. He found Adam Hardage deeded to Ellis Stafford 101 1/4 acre for $400. The deed is recorded on Book E page 478. Recorded Oct 7, 1841, this is the only record for land deeds to or from Adam Hardage. Other deeds are James M. Hardage to Henry De Loach, book G, page 498, J. A. Hardage to M. R. Hardage Oct 18, 1886, Book S ,page 89, Martin R. Hardage to Allen L. Richardson, Dec 22, 1893, Book V, page 344. S. C. Hardage also checked the William Hardage, son of Adam Hardage , bible and it shows the children that I have listed for William Hardage, as well as some info for Adam Hardage Family, and Washington Hardage family shows sons of Washington Hardage to be Adam Hardage, b. 1789, Washington Hardage, no date, and Zacharis Hardage , no date.

I have S. C. Hardage's notes from this trip in 1955.
More About WILLIAM HARDAGE:
Burial: Lena South Cemetery, Leake Co MS
More About MARTHA JANE WOODALL:
Burial: Shockalo Cemetery Leake Co MS
Children of WILLIAM HARDAGE and MARTHA WOODALL are:
i. REBECCA9 HARDAGE, b. August 10, 1836; d. December 21, 1906, Leake Co MS; m. JOHN T BRANTLEY
More About REBECCA HARDAGE:
Burial: Shockalo Cemetery Leake Co MS
Notes for JOHN T BRANTLEY:
John Brantley was killed in the civil war
23. ii. MARTHA HARDAGE, b. April 02, 1842; d. October 02, 1921.
24. iii. HENRY ADAM HARDAGE, b. March 25, 1844; d. September 25, 1932, Leake Co MS
25. iv. ELIHUE CARLEY HARDAGE, b. March 04, 1850; d. April 08, 1892, Leake Co MS
26. v. LAURA EUGENIA HARDAGE, b. April 18, 1853; d. January 07, 1888, Shockalo Cemetery Leake Co MS
27. vi. JAMES JACKSON HARDAGE, b. 1835, Leake Co MS; d. 1862
28. vii. WILLIAM LUMPKIN HARDAGE, b. 1840; d. Timpson TX
29. viii. SAPHRONIA HARDAGE, b. April 05, 1847, Leake Co MS
30. ix. MARY E. HARDAGE, b. 1848
x. SUSAN CLARISSA HARDAGE, b. December 03, 1837; d. Leake Co MS; m. D. F. CADENHEAD; d. Leake Co MS
More About SUSAN CLARISSA HARDAGE:
Burial: Carthage MS
More About D. F. CADENHEAD:
Burial: Carthage MS
xi. ALEYN MARIAH HARDAGE, b. October 27, 1833, Leake Co MS; m. BOB BRANTLEY, Leake Co MS
More About ALEYN MARIAH HARDAGE:
Burial: Zion Cemetery, Madden MS
31. xii. NANCY MATILDA HARDAGE, b. July 01, 1845, Leake Co MS
xiii. KATHERINE SARA HARDAGE, b. April 23, 1839; d. May 01, 1940
Generation No. 9
24. HENRY ADAM9 HARDAGE (WILLIAM8, ADAM7, WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born March 25, 1844, and died September 25, 1932, in Leake Co MS He married SUSAN EMILY SANDERS, November 07, 1872. She was born December, 1850, in GA, and died January 13, 1928, in Leake Co MS
Notes for HENRY ADAM HARDAGE:
Clip from the Jackson MS newspaper September 26, 1932. Henry Adam Hardage died at the home of his son, M.S. Hardage, Leake Co. MS Henry Adam had lived with his son from 1927, after the death of his wife Susan, until his death September 25, 1932. The article also lists all his children. Noted that his son Samuel C. Hardage was a post master inspector at the Jackson Post Office.
More About HENRY ADAM HARDAGE:

Burial: Shockalo Cemetery, Leake Co MS
Notes for SUSAN EMILY SANDERS:

Susan Emily Sanders was the daughter of Micajah Mike Sanders and Millie Caroline Bonner. Millie Caroline Bonner was the sister of Martha Bonner, married Fredrick Fabin Freeny. Martha Bonner of the Freeny family shows she was Cherokee. The Freeny's were involved in the relocation of the Indians to OK, The Trail Of Tears. Elihue Corley Hardage married Mary Ann Sanders, daughter of Micajah Hardage and Millie Caroline Bonner. So the best I can tell is this is where the Native American blood came into our Hardage Family, there were some other references of the Hardage Family in GA and AL that were married to Native American Creek Indians, unable to pin this down yet.
More About SUSAN EMILY SANDERS:
Burial: Shockalo Cemetery, Leake Co MS
Children of HENRY HARDAGE and SUSAN SANDERS are:
44. i. LUTHER LAMAR10 HARDAGE, b. February 1876
45. ii. MICAJAH SMITH HARDAGE, b. January 1879; d. April 11, 1936, Leake Co. MS
46. iii. ELIJAH HARDAGE, b. March 1882; d. October 30, 1966, Leake Co MS
iv. SAMUEL C. HARDAGE, b. September 1884
47. v. THOMAS HARDAGE, b. September 1886
48. vi. ROBERT H. HARDAGE, b. March 1890
49. vii. FANNIE JANE HARDAGE, b. 1879, Leake Co MS; d. May 18, 1957, Leake Co MS
Generation No. 10

46. ELIJAH10 HARDAGE (HENRY ADAM9, WILLIAM8, ADAM7, WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born March, 1882, and died October 30, 1966, in Leake Co MS He married ADDIE BRANTLEY December 12, 1909. She was born September 17, 1884, and died February 04, 1966, in Leake Co MS
More About ELIJAH HARDAGE:

Burial: Madden Cemetery

More About ADDIE BRANTLEY:

Burial: Madden Cemetery
Children of ELIJAH HARDAGE and ADDIE BRANTLEY are:

66. i. CECIL11 HARDAGE

67. ii. JOHN HARDAGE

iii. EDWARD RANDOLPH HARDAGE, d. 1917

68. iv. QUINTON11 (misspelled, should be Quentin) ROOSEVELT HARDAGE

v. ROBERT KENNETH HARDAGE, b. November 12, 1922; d. April 03, 1990, Leake Co MS



More About ROBERT KENNETH HARDAGE:
Burial: Madden Cemetery
Generation No. 11

68. QUINTON (misspelled, should be Quentin) ROOSEVELT11 HARDAGE (ELIJAH10, HENRY ADAM9, WILLIAM8, ADAM7, WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) He married DORTHY MOTT.



Children of QUINTON11 (misspelled, should be Quentin) HARDAGE and DORTHY MOTT are:

i. QUINTON12 (misspelled, should be Quentin) HARDAGE,  born Feb 11, 1949

ii. SUSAN HARDAGE

Quentin Mott Hardage12 (QUINTON11, ELIJAH10, HENRY ADAM9, WILLIAM8, ADAM7, WILLIAM6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, THOMAS2, THOMAS1)
Children of Quentin Mott Hardage and Janice Ribbeck
i. Michael C. Hardage
ii. Jennifer M. Hardage
iii. Katherine M. Hardage
iv. Matthew Robert Hardage

Thursday, November 25, 2010

P90X One on One Yoga MC2

Finally completed all of the yoga MC2 from one on one with Tony Horton DVD.  This again from P90x is better version of Power Vinyasa Yoga mentioning the breath.  Much better and a few more asanas from yoga X.  A slow version of Power Vinyasa Yoga with not much vinyasa.  There were a series of standard Power Yoga poses, but it did not weave body movement with the breath, and no mention of engaging the pelvic floor muscles or focus.  But it was much better, similar to Power Yoga class at studio, but moved much slower than a studio Power Yoga Vinyasa class.  I liked it, but had to look at DVD playing for Tony did not always mention going into the next pose, just doing it.  The class lacked flow, not being a meditative flow.  More of a yoga class by a fitness trainer, more interested in muscling into poses, rather than calming the mind.  Tony was struggling with the breath, as if lifting weights.





Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Chin Up Challenge

Completed day 3, 3rd week.

AM Yoga Class

Ashtanga Yoga for Life class the day before Thanksgiving turned into students being No Show.  So I was only one there, doing 30 minutes Short Form Ashtanga Yoga.  This was a home practice at Shanti Yoga and Counseling.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Yoga at home or in Laredo

Saturday:   Noticed joints and fatigue due to the flight from Gulfport to Houston to Laredo.  Did early morning yoga practice at Mustang Rd. Texas.
Sunday:    Same early morning practice.
Monday:   Same early morning practice.
Tuesday:   Same early morning practice then packed for return home from Laredo.

20 day chin up challenge

Repeated day 2 at loredo, Texas, using door frame chin up gear at Mic's

20 day chin up challenge

week 3, completed day 2.


Then finished packing for Texas trip to Loreda by Continental.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Ashtanga Yoga for Life

Thursday morning class much more attendance that past.  Also energy inspired a more beneficial class.  Evening class much slower with longer breathing and holding poses longer, very relaxing.

chin up challenge

completed day one, week 3.  More challenging, but did requirement

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

chin up challenge

completed 2nd week of the chin up challenge.  Palms forward lowering down completely and up with chin touching bar, legs  straight.  Working on Good Form this round
BMI    24.4

This photo has palms facing face.

Led Class at Shanti Yoga and Counseling

This morning another interesting class at Shanti Yoga.  Many students are coming to yoga for therapeutic recovery from other activities.  Today a lady came with sore shoulder from playing tennis.  Yesterday it was a broken arm student with cast having fallen doing yard work.  So many look to yoga practice for healthy recoveries. 

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Yoga Class this AM and RYT Yoga Alliance

Moss Point Community Center Ashtanga Yoga for Life Class this morning was most interesting.  One student came last week with a cast on her arm, so we did Gentle Yoga Class, which was a change from the Ashtanga Short Forms.
She mentioned that we should do the regular class of Ashtanga and she would do what she could modifying as necessary going into child's pose and still focusing on the breath, bandhas, and drishti.  So we did it. After class she told us that she fell at home working in the yard standing on something and falling, maybe breaking her arm.  She goes to the doctor for another check up today and the doctor will decide if she needs surgery.

Today is special day in my yoga life.  Yoga Alliance received correspondence of my certificates, progressive teacher trainings, teaching experience, and workshops attended   Now I am recognized by Yoga Alliance as RYT 500 level.  Thanks to all my teachers.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Yoga Teaching at Santi Yoga and Counseling

Monday morning at Santi Yoga and Counseling had a good class, really improving with Ashtanga Yoga for Life Asanas.  New student today and noticed regulars are working well not struggling as much in the beginning having more controlled breath.

http://www.shantiyogaandcounseling.com/

This morning it was dark with heavy clouds and rain.  I lit two large candles and kept overhead lights off, incense burning and we weaved breath with each body movement.

2nd Week Day 2 completed

20 chin up challenge, did day 2 second week.
Also completed Fruit Flush 3 day Detox from Jay Robb.
BMI this morning 24.3

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Rest Day

Today is Rest Day for my yoga practice and other exercise programs.

Today is also day 3 of the Fruit Flush 3 day Detox.  I am using the Jay Robb version.

From google search:

What It Is
The fruit flush 3 day detox is, simply put, a detox diet that cleanses yours body via healthy vitamins and minerals in fruit. There are 3 days, each with their own rules about when and what to eat.
Looking at the name, it’s pretty clear that you’re going to be eating mostly fruit on this diet, but you do get to eat every two hours.
Day 1
This is typically called the pre flush day. This is actually not a fruit eating day at all, but rather a protein day. The reason behind that is if your body takes in a lot of protein today, it will be enough to last the other two days of the fruit flush diet.
That’s important because it prevents the body from using muscle for protein and allows it to burn more fat. This pre flush day also allows your body to get used to a decrease in calories as well as allowing for slight detox, which will hopefully reduce the detoxification symptoms you may get.
At any rate, here’s what you do. From 8 am to 4 pm, you drink one protein shake every 2 hours. You drink one glass of water every hour after you drink a protein shake. It would basically look like this. 8 am, protein shake; 9 am, water; 10 am, protein shake; 11 am, water, etc until you get to 4 pm.
At six o clock, you get to eat some actual solid food. 3 to 6 ounces of very lean meat or scrambled egg whites, along with 3 to 6 cups of mixed salad with one half teaspoon of olive oil and the juice of half a lemon. An hour later, drink a glass of water. And that’s it. You’re done.
Days 2 and 3
These are the days you see why this diet is referred to as a fruit flush diet. Day two is the day actual detoxification begins. Instead of protein today, you’ll have 1 serving of fruit every two hours from 8 am to 4 pm and one glass of water each hour after having a piece of fruit.
You’ll have to be careful when choosing the fruit that you know the correct serving size. For example, the serving size of a pineapple varies. It’s either a cup in chunks, or one slice that is 3/4 of an inch thick.
With most fruits, 100 ounces is considered a serving, so if you have a food scale, you’ll have an easy time of it. At six pm on this day, you’ll get that same mixed salad, 3 to 6 cups, with the olive oil and lemon juice, but instead of meat, you’ll be drinking a protein shake. 12 ounces of water with 4 to 5 scoops of a high quality whey protein powder. And, of course, the customary glass of water an hour after dinner.
Day three is simply a repeat of day two.
Things You Should Know
When choosing your fruit, it’s best to get organic, but it’s necessary that you always get fresh raw fruit. The protein powder used for your protein shake should be free of any added sugar, carbs, or fat. A Whey isolate is probably best.
Finally, there are some side effects that you may get on the 3 day fruit flush diet. These are detoxification symptoms and include headaches, fatigue, and possibly nausea. Headache was the most common symptom found amongst people who did the detox.
Caffeine is not allowed during the detox, so you may want to wean yourself off a week prior to doing the detox, to avoid caffeine withdrawal symptoms.
The great thing about the fruit flush is that because of the way it’s structured, side effects are very mild, if they even show up, and because you consume nutrients every two hours, you won’t be really hungry the entire time.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

2nd Week Day 1

Chin Up Challenge started 2nd week.


Went to Yoga class this morning where a substitute teacher led us in Power Vinyasa flow.  She was a little nervous and lacked experience, but good for someone not having taught for the last 8 months. 

Friday, November 12, 2010

Primary Series Full Vinyasa Day w/David Swenson

Played David Swenson's Primary Series this morning making it all the way through.  Lots of sweat and added the extra push up in SS's.  It was challenging doing the Marichyasanas, still not binding fully but making the effort.  Actually did handstand from Boat, getting both feet up, but not staying long, which felt good almost going too far but correcting by extending legs up.  Chakrasana did not feel good, worrying about the neck; so did vinyasa instead.  I must focus on using the palms and arms to push up keeping neck off floor.

Today I also began a body toxin flush using Jay Robb's Whey protein every two hours for five times, drinking water after an hour after the whey protein.  Looking forward to the last meal tonight, which is 3-6 cups of vegetables with tbs of olive or flax seed oil on them.  then tomorrow it is fruit five times every two hours with last meal of 3-6 cups of vegetables with oil.  Again fruit again next day, same final meal, but adding whey protein afterwords.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Yoga Experience

Yoga Experience

In 1997 I enrolled in continuing education yoga class at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and began the practice.  When the 2nd semester started I enrolled again with Harriett Joachim.  After that semester there was a drop in students and the class was not offered again.  I continued practicing at home and later enrolled with Cheryl Catranbone at Golden Om.  I decided to take yoga classes during the day after leaving my regular job.  A few years passed and I decided to drop Golden Om when they relocated to an old house with wooden floors.  Later she sold out to Eileen and it became Driftwood and moved to new location.  I went to several types of classes and started the Ashtanga Primary Series class with Laura in the beginning and later Jen Owens.  Just before the Hurricane Katrina I lost interest in the studio practice, but continued home practice and began attending workshops by David Swenson, David Williams and Danny Paradise.  Eileen sold out to Moira Anderson and the name changed to River Rock.  I decided that I needed a teacher training course and enrolled with Debi Lewis of Jackson, MS.  I attended classes religiously in Madison and had a good time each weekend.  The last weekend I was severely ill with the flu and could not attend the final weekend, plus I had not done the 10 hours practicum teaching.  I did make up the missed weekend and took the final exam passing it with a good grade.  However I did not get a certificate lacking the hours teaching on my own.  She said I could teach at River Rock checking with Moira Anderson or teach private lessons and make video and send it to her for review.  I thought about this and even bought a DVD camera, but had problems making the video.  I could teach and lead a class, but operating the video was difficult.

I decided that I should go to Sivananda Yoga Ranch and take the teacher training course there where they worked in the teaching practicum with the one month course.  I really enjoyed this, meeting many people from all over the world and graduated with compliments by the Director and also the Swami saying that I did really well putting in the hard work required. Cita, the director said I looked like I was a professional when leading the class when I volunteered to lead the entire group during the first hatha yoga class teaching during the afternoon class.  This really boosted my confidence and I stayed there the entire month absorbing as much as I could, especially working with headstand getting additional instruction from the volunteer assistants during free time.

I came home and a month later asked Debi If she would present certificate from Joyflow for I had completed the practicum at Sivananda Yoga Ranch and they presented me a certificate saying I met all the requirements for being a Hatha Yoga teacher.  She agreed and came to River Rock one weekend doing a workshop and presented the Joyflow certificate during her workshop in an official ceremony.

I have been teaching ever since at home, for private clients in their homes, at Moss Point Community Center as a volunteer yoga teacher and at Shanti Yoga and Counseling studio.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Day 3 Chin Up Challenge

Did Day 3 Chin Up Challenge!

Yoga classes

Last night's class AY for life after weekend of clock falling back one hour, the view of River Front was enchanting seeing lights reflect off the water.  I lit the two candles and turned lights off for the practice.  Very peaceful flow listening to Krisna Das and seeing the candles flicker.

This morning's class at Santi Yoga and counseling had only one student and she was still sore from an automobile accident in NOLA.  So we did a Sivananda style class with more relaxation and a slow pace.  We did all 12 poses and a few variations.  She did headstand using the padded headstand chair after Dolphin.  It was a change of pace class from Ashtanga.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

MPCC RiverFront Yoga Class

Great class this morning with class working on handstand following boat poses.  Ashtanga Yoga for Life.





Home practice placed Sherath Jois DVD into the player and noticed I need more jump backs.  He has one after each seated asana left side jump back right side jump back.  And I need adding Chakrasana as well as rolling back and forward on the spine in a circle.

For inversions the count that I use needs at least 10 rather than 5.

Namaste, looking forward to the night class.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Chin Up

Did Day 2 of chin up challenge, lst week.

Morning class at Shanti Yoga and Counseling

I arrived early to do personal practice, especially work more on binding asanas.




Before class the students mentioned losing weight, while I have only lost one pound.  One student has lost 12 pounds since starting Ashtanga yoga.  the class is losing more weight than teacher and all in today's class are more flexible than I am, which is good for only 3 months of new students attending AY for Life class.

Today's class managed to do all asanas of Primary Series up to  supta padangusthasana, then 3 bridges/wheel and 3 finishing poses and Sivasana.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Saturday

Early morning went to Power Vinyasa class at RRY. 

I did Ashtanga version of SS's and strayed from class a little out of step going on my own breath and vinyasa.  I wish for Mysore class there.  A couple of the students are Ashtanga yogis, but most do other styles mostly Iyengar when doing asanas.  and the teacher does not use vinyasa weaved with the breath.  It has a flow, but not with each breath.

I wish we could have Mysore type class there.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Thursday evening class emphasized breathing.

Friday morning aerobics class used weights combining with calisthenics.

Started day one chin up challenge after class.

 Weight 179 pounds.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Shanti Yoga and Counseling

Morning's led class Primary Series Ashtanga yoga for life went well, having new student register.

prior to class was personal practice, 3 SS-A, 3 SS- B, worked on Marichyasanas, crane, and inversions, then 3 finishing poses and Sivasana.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

two Ashtanga Yoga for Life led classes today

AM class included lots of jump backs.
PM class more relaxed with breathing focus instead of jump backs.

Today is election day.  We voted and are waiting at home watching TV for results.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Shanti Yoga and Counseling Yoga

Wednesday morning class went well.

Did personal practice before class.  Here are some poses working on:



Rest Day

Sunday rested, relaxed, watched tv.

Weight 179.