This was just one of those weeks for me where everything felt like it was in upheaval. I’ve been apartment hunting, job hunting (I love what I do but am searching for something more permanent and stable), spring cleaning and even re-evaluating friendships. My family members, though loving and endlessly supportive, are each facing their own set of transitions right now, which leaves me without that “home base” feeling that others rely on in times of change. In other words life, as of late, has lacked any semblance of stability.
Oh and then I cut off all my hair….
Ignore my pouty expression, I actually love it. 🙂
In times like these, developing my physical strength, flexibility and balance reminds me that these are qualities I inherently possess and I can trust that (with a little patience) my life will manifest them as well.
So today I am sharing a stability-promoting, at-home, equipment-free, totally empowering and energizing Yoga/Strength Circuit Workout. It takes around 20 minutes and is structured in a pyramid, “superset” format.
- Pyramid because you work your muscles hardest in the middle but begin and end with lower impact yoga postures
- Supersets because you complete two excersizes in the same muscle group back to back with no rest between.
- Fusion because each superset is made up of one yoga-inspired move and 1 strength-inspired move
If you require instruction on any of the exercises I mention here are some useful links:
Do you find comfort in physical activity when life leaves you reeling?
What are some of the most “empowering” yoga poses or strength training exercises you do?