Everyone on the Internet is talking about their ‘Yoga Body”.
This is my yoga body! This is me in tree pose! Look at me in my headstand on the beach! Here I am in crow on a mountain! And how about my pigeon pose in the park?
Yogis, yogis everywhere!
Personally, I’ve been pleased to see a number of round bodied, curvy yogis and so called “fat femmes” making their way onto more and more yoga web pages lately.
Some of my chubby sisters may be on the magazine pages too now, but I don’t know because I’ve cancelled all of my subscriptions. I cancelled them because they were perpetuating the promise of long and lean in order to make money.
Now, perhaps they’ll try to back peddle (pun intended). Once they realize that it is more profitable to preach that yoga is for every kind of body, we may start to see other sizes and shapes on their pages.
Oh, I’m sure they will continue to publish weight loss ads and they won’t stop endorsing clothing companies that only cut cloth up to a size 12. Because, let’s face it, if we start to actually believe that we are good enough, right now, just the way we are, we won’t have to buy anything.
They don’t want you to know the secret. The real true actual secret way to get a yoga body… for free!
And just to spite all of those magazines, I am going to tell you how to get a yoga body in 5 easy steps*.
Are you ready? Pay close attention.
1. Roll out a yoga mat
2. Lie down on the mat, flat on your back with your eyes closed.
3. Take 5 long, deep, slow breaths.
4. Relax everything and just breathe.
5. You now have a yoga body.
*Steps 1-4 are optional.