Day 20 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Hanumanasana (Monkey Pose)
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I recorded a short video of this pose- Check it out on my Youtube Channel.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.) Day 20 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Hanumanasana (Monkey Pose)
Want a little more guidance? Click here.
I recorded a short video of this pose- Check it out on my Youtube Channel.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.) Day 20 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Hanumanasana (Monkey Pose)
Want a little more guidance? Click here.
I recorded a short video of this pose- Check it out on my Youtube Channel.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.)

Day 20 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Hanumanasana (Monkey Pose)

Want a little more guidance? Click here.

I recorded a short video of this pose- Check it out on my Youtube Channel.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!

Want To Participate?

1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.

2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.

3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!

(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)

(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.)

This pose is really a variation on Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana- the video shows a series of transitions from variations of Low Lunge Pose, Lizard Pose, & Virasana with the knee pressed against the wall, before going into the full expression. I like to hold each of the warm-up poses for ~5-10 breaths. Song is Caravan Palace “Violente Valse”. You can also modify the pose by sliding your knee ~6-8” away from the wall.

Yesterday’s #SizeDoesntMatter Challenge Pose (Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana) is one of my favorite poses and I couldn’t resist shooting a little video of my favorite variation (Mermaid Pose) and the pose’s full expression.

This video (sped up 2x) includes a traditional pose, mermaid variation, and the full expression. Song is Zero 7 “This World”.

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Day 18 of #SizeDoesntMatter is #Anjaneyasana (#lowlungepose). I almost always use blocks to help modify this pose. Mostly because I always need alignment help. This is definitely a “cheater-cheater pumpkin eater pose”- the sort of pose where you can just sort of slump your way through it without noticing. I mean, it’s hard work keeping your pelvis square while you’re bending deeply into your hips and knee (and while keeping your knee over your ankle), amirght?

To participate:
1. Follow me, @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on instagram.

2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.

3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!

Yeah, that’s me- in all my striped @americaneagle panty glory. Drawing by my tumblr love @divinaegorda- you can’t possibly know how charmed I am that you were inspiried by my curves :) To see even more lovely drawings of beautiful curvy bodies, check out representatividarte.tumblr.com!

#invertyoself #invertyocurves #pinchamayurasana #forearmstand #honoryourcurves #effyourbeautystandards

Day 17 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (Single Pigeon Pose)
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It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.) Day 17 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (Single Pigeon Pose)
Want a little more guidance? Click here.
It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.)

Day 17 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (Single Pigeon Pose)

Want a little more guidance? Click here.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!

Want To Participate?

1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.

2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.

3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!

(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)

(You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel. You know, if you want.)

Y’all, the inspiring yoga teacher/author/activist Chelsea Jackson (@chelsealovesyoga) featured me in the “Yogis in The Community” segment of her blog- in our interview, I talk about what led me to the practice of yoga, the challenging aspects of my practice, and advice to aspiring yoga practitioners who don’t see their bodies reflected in the media. Click here to read the article and learn more about Chelsea’s inspiring projects!

Here’s a little video I shot for Day 16 of #SizeDoesntMatter- Lizard Pose. The video (sped up 2x) includes a variation which intensifies the hip opening while adding a little backbend. Song is Bikini Kill “Rebel Girl”.

Day 16 of #SizeDoesntMatter is #UtthanPristhasana (#LizardPose). This is one of my favorite hip openers to prep for #hanumanasana, I always feel a release in my hips that’s so specific and necessary- that’s the awesome thing about #yoga postures- they all have very specific types of release, and they are all waiting to teach you something new.

This morning I’m meditating on what it means for something to be difficult- when a pose or life event is particularly treacherous, I have to manually remind myself that it’s important for parts of my life to be difficult. Everything in life is not meant to be easy- how else would we learn and become better people? Some of the upcoming poses are pretty intense- and I’m THANKFUL for it. How else would we feel that “magical” feeling that accompanies yoga practice? ‘Reveling in the fire’ is a beautiful mediation for today, right? Yes, today I’m reveling in the fire.

To participate:
1. Follow me, @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on instagram.

2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.

3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!

Day 16 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose)
Want a little more guidance? Click here.
This pose will help create a lot of release in your hips, and I like to stick it in for quite awhile- a minute or so at least. I’ll post a little video of this pose and a variation on my youtube channel tomorrow, but you can subscribe to my channel and get updated when I post new videos.
It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
  Day 16 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose)
Want a little more guidance? Click here.
This pose will help create a lot of release in your hips, and I like to stick it in for quite awhile- a minute or so at least. I’ll post a little video of this pose and a variation on my youtube channel tomorrow, but you can subscribe to my channel and get updated when I post new videos.
It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!
Want To Participate?
1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.
2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.
3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!
(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)
 

Day 16 of September’s #SizeDoesn’tMatter Yoga Challenge: Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose)

Want a little more guidance? Click here.

This pose will help create a lot of release in your hips, and I like to stick it in for quite awhile- a minute or so at least. I’ll post a little video of this pose and a variation on my youtube channel tomorrow, but you can subscribe to my channel and get updated when I post new videos.

It’s not too late to participate in this month’s challenge- you can check out my instagram, youtube, facebook, & blog for videos, photos, and other resources!

Want To Participate?

1. Follow me (@mynameisjessamyn), @yoga_davina & our lovely sponsors (@yogiblissbox, @buddha_pants, & @invertyoselfclothing) on Instagram.

2. Post a pic of yourself in the pose of the day- check @yoga_davina & I for daily pose updates. Tag us & hashtag #sizedoesntmatter.

3. At the end of the month we’ll select a few of you to receive goodies from our generous sponsors- don’t forget to tag all your pictures w/ #sizedoesntmatter!

(BTW, if you’re participating via tumblr, just tag your posts #sizedoesntmatter!)