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Tonight I went to my first Nia class since my knee injury sidelined me. (I got the permission of my physical therapist first.)

It was great!
In fact, not only had I forgotten how pleasurable it was, I was delighted by how quickly the moves came back to me. I had a bit of trouble with a combination step, but other than that, I remembered both the techniques and the patterns/rhythms.

Now I'm feeling pleasantly sweaty, with my whole body stretched out and alive.

Can't wait for next week!




Here's a video that does a good job capturing what a class can be like. Tonight's routine was much slower than most of this.


I'm also working on adding tai chi to my schedule. I like trail walking, but I'd like to get involved in more activities that get my whole body involved in a systematic way.

Now for a late, light supper and then some Buffy with Wolfling.

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tamnonlinear
Jul. 17th, 2009 12:58 pm (UTC)
That looks like a wonderful and interesting form of exercise. I might find classes near me.
qos
Jul. 17th, 2009 03:06 pm (UTC)
You'd probably really enjoy it. :-)

Edited at 2009-07-17 03:06 pm (UTC)

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