Yes, I’m 46. Yes, I’ve tried it all. Let’s see…there was Aerobics (remember those Jane Fonda VHS tapes? VHS? What’s that?!? LOL), Pilates, Kick-boxing, Ballet/Hip-hop and Belly-dancing (and one pole, too!), Running, Swimming, Speed Walking and finally, Zumba-rumba-sisboombah! Yet, nothing and I mean absolutely nothing compares to my beloved Yoga practice. Why? I’ve mapped out the reasons in a quick cluster-sketch above. But just in case you can’t read my Chiqui-scratch, I’ll spell it out just for you. Here goes…
I LOVE Yoga because
1) It’s calming. It’s peace*full.
Almost all the other exercises I’ve tried had at best, either a bully-like creature upfront or at worse, a downright dirty bootcamp bossypants. Yoga is not only easy to carry, and I mean that literally (how hard is it to get a mat?) and figuratively (it’s easy on the body and mind), you get calm and full of peace while getting healthy.Continue Reading