Good morning y’all! It’s still way chilly here in Austin (sometimes I forget I’m in Texas, until I see the sea of burnt orange…) so I was tempted to run this morning but decided against it because of yesterday’s tough push at the 10k. Instead I was up and at ’em for a little Power Yoga at Black Swan.
Many times in a yoga class, before the session begins the instructor will prompt us all to set an intention for the practice, for the day, for the week. We take a few breaths to ourselves while we set our intention and then as our minds wander throughout class, we have a thought or a purpose to come back to. In the past I’ve chosen things such as forgiveness, patience, recovery, dedication, strength etc.
Today I chose to set my intention for the week on dedicating all of my workouts to the memory of those fighting breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and I doubt anyone hasn’t been touched by the disease in some way.
Today, I encourage you to go out there and run, workout or yoga for someone other than yourself. Someone who has fought a tougher battle than you. And then, if they’re still alive, tell them about it!
Who are you training for today?
AND IT’S A GREAT TIME TO GET YOUR ANNUAL MAMMOGRAMS!!!