Reminicising about the Thorofare and the power/importance of land left wild. I feel blessed to have been able to backpack into this remote wilderness while grizzlies may have been at their height in my lifetime. For those of you who don’t know, Grizzlies have been delisted from the Endangered Species Act after 40 years of protection and trophy hunts have begun, especially in Wyoming. Montana chose not to hunt this year. Idaho is allowed one tag, Wyoming 23. It is a sad time for tribes and conservationists alike. These animals are slow to reproduce; every 3 years with an average of two cubs where both do not survive. Their population has grown by a few hundred under the last 40 years of protection. Anyone interested in seeing what land looks/feels like when Grizzlies are given space to live check out the Thorofare!
I used to dislike Bikram yoga but then scoliosis became a problem for me. Learning to listen to your body’s cues is essential for a strong yoga practice beyond your 20’s. I have been to a handful of Bikram classes that did not know how to teach this fundamental piece. However, as I have grown
Diversity is not an easy thing to find in Montana. I thought the long haired country boy, or in this case, the long-bearded country boy with the braided horse was a good example of the kind of diversity you see in Montana.
Yoga is a practice in mindfulness. That mindfulness needs to increase when you practice yoga with scoliosis. A recent special little something I added to my bag of yoga tricks is pressing through my heel. Simple, yes, but this little tidbit of engaging my heel has increased my awareness, and control, of muscles contributing to
I used to be one of those people who could sink into Savasana in a matter of moments. It was one of the juiciest poses out there for me. However, my mild scoliosis progressed over the last couple of years, probably because my life became more sedentary and stressful. Now, Savasana is the pose that