In addition to my Nia class, which I continue to love, Love, LOVE, I have been taking an intro to yoga class on Monday evenings. I have always been naturally flexible, so the stretching part of yoga is easy. It is the strength and toning parts that kill me. I have been shocked at how much of a workout this one hour intro class has been, or maybe I should just be shocked at how out of shape I am.
There are only a couple of girls in the class, so I have really received good instruction from the teacher. And the breathing and relaxation aspects of yoga do wonders for my mental health.
Every Monday night I have the most peaceful, relaxing and restful night of sleep ever. Every Tuesday morning I am so sore that I can hardly move.
Oh, and I took this photo at the Art Institute last weekend. It is a sculpture of God Genesha, the Hindu Remover of Obstacles. This piece is dated from the 9th or 10th century and is from Indonesia.