First of all, day one of my yoga streak is complete! I did 5 rounds each of Surya A and B, then a shoulderstand, fish pose, a spinal twist, seated forward bend, and Shavasana.
This is by no means a comprehensive list, but it is a list of the five things my body can do that are my favorite right now:
1.) A cartwheel. Seriously, never could do one as a kid. Now, as far as my capoeira teacher is concerned, I can do one. They’re really fun.
2.) Change the water in the water cooler. The other day, I changed the 5-gallon water bottle in the cooler for the first time in a while and I noticed that it was definitely easier than it has been in the past. Yay for functional strength!
3.) Eka Pada Rajakapotasana. Even though I don’t have a regular yoga practice anymore, I still practice this posture whenever I feel warmed up enough to do it. Because it’s fun and I like doing it.
4.) Run. I love to run, and I love that I can run. I probably couldn’t pick up and run a marathon right now, but I have in the past.
5.) React. I once grabbed a beer bottle in mid-air that had just slid off the sloped side of a pool table without spilling a drop. The person whose beer it was was seriously impressed, and so was I. Yeah, reaction times are still sharp.