So I was in tears and still am upset today. One of the Decorah eaglets I have been watching was eloctrocuted on a pole on Sunday. D12 was the oldest this year and the first to fly. She was magnificent and great at stealing food from the younger sibs. It is SO tragic. The Decorah parents are so outstanding and worked so hard to teach these beautiful animals what they need to know. A lot of it is instinct, but the parents teach a lot. Such a beauty and she had just begun to fly and hunt. Eagles are strong yet vulnerable creatures. We all need to do our best to keep the creatures of the earth safe. If I hear one more person say ‘it is just a bird’ I am going off. Why are you more important than another living creature? Ahimsa, non harming. It is a yoga practice. Yoga is not just chatarangas.
The elusive hip rotator. I am finding that the Ashtanga practice is definitley opening my hip rotators, but now I also TRY to practice just sitting on the floor for an hour a day. Sometimes it is on a chair, but my hips are getting much more comfortable in external rotation. Last night we had a discussion in teacher training about STRUCTURAL issues. I have a couple of pics of pelvic skeletal structures I will share in a few days. You can’t out asana structure. This particular pelvis had acetubulums really facing forward.
So Kino claims she was also tight in the rotators.
Love this. This is all bandhas. I was reading a blog on an ashtangi who learned to use bandhas in headstand. This pic has been all over.
I wish I could get wound up this tight.
Have a great fourth of July. Remember the symbol of our country. Eagles!