This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

Take some time this june to explore yoga, gain some balance and flexibility!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Dmckinney24 Total Progress: 5.86 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
tiffa5ny Total Progress: 5.13 %  (Down 10.2 lb)
mrkelso Total Progress: 4.90 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
bml306 Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
nikacmk04 Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Adparo Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
jmluongo Total Progress: 2.69 %  (Down 7.8 lb)
leolion 8-71 Total Progress: 2.66 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
evilchefmike Total Progress: 2.54 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
eveninghawk Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
carrotie Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Len Cortez Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
lisisme Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
deetermined Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
mrsbaran Total Progress: 1.46 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
merrylake gal Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
akmorris Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.1 lb)
txria Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
tinarisinsun Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
meolaea Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
sandysa Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Sheth Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
msmary62 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
carmehnanne Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
flyte Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Poserx1 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Arrevanthas Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Hope Kruithof Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
vannasbananas Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Earthlady Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
mylady Total Progress: 2.32 %  (Up 2.9 lb)
Leanandlovely Total Progress: 3.25 %  (Up 5.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Attend one yoga class!

Guidelines:
This can be going to a class, working through a yoga video on youtube, working through a dvd, whatever it is, get in a practice session, get started on the right foot! Choose any style or focus that works for you, be it a beginner class or full on power flow.
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Jun 13 by mrsbaran
"last day of the week, but I did a 75 min basic yoga dvd! It was awesome."
Successful: 30 May 13 by vannasbananas
"youtube yoga with Jillian M"
Successful: 29 May 13 by Leanandlovely
"Did Fat Free Yoga DVD - Kundalini style, which is new to me and I LOVED ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

Build a twice a week practice

Guidelines:
Go to class twice in the week, or maybe add a sun salutation to your morning on non-class days, something to review what you've learned, and add to the practice you are developing.
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 14 Jun 13 by Poserx1
"Will start this week."
Successful: 10 Jun 13 by leolion 8-71
"Did 5 days of wii fit yoga!"
Successful: 10 Jun 13 by Hope Kruithof
"wii sports 2x 10 min "
Failed: 03 Jun 13 by mrsbaran
"I meant to go to class and do some poses, but life was so busy this week. ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Build a 10 min home practice

Guidelines:
Build up a simple 10 min home practice you can do 5 times this week. Again, this could be moving through some sun salutations, or something more vigorous. Again, youtube is your friend if you need ideas, or just take a series of movements from one of your classes to practice, or spend your 10 min working on poses you've learned in class.
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 18 Jun 13 by msmary62
"20 to 40 minutes home exercise!"
Failed: 14 Jun 13 by Poserx1
"Will try again."


Week 4

Build a 20 min home practice

Guidelines:
Try to extend that 5 day a week 10 min home practice into 20 min. Ether add poses to your 10 min practice, or repeat the sequence.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Favorites so far?
Well folks, a lot of this has been learning to flow through movements (for me at least), but I am also learning what things I really like in terms of stretching out and really letting my body find a happy ...
by eveninghawk on 30 May 13 09:18 AM
yoga for seniors
Here is a playlist series designed with seniors in mind: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2AACA0278D451F18 It's a 25 minute sequence. I believe this one was my first yoga experience ever and ...
by eveninghawk on 30 May 13 08:45 AM
don't have a yoga dvd so will have to back out
I'm a fan of the Rodney Yee dvds I have, and i have the Gaiam back pain yoga dvds that do me good when i'm at home. The internet abounds with options, so I hope you'll reconsider!
by eveninghawk on 30 May 13 08:41 AM
YouTube Yoga Reccs
Alright, let's see... sorry i took so long to get to this. I think that this video is a pretty great walk through: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7wjEUYAUhk One hour beginner class: http://www ...
by eveninghawk on 30 May 13 08:39 AM
Wii fit yoga
Sounds awesome, good work!
by eveninghawk on 27 May 13 03:26 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 25 June 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 24 Jun 13
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 67
privacy: Public
administrators: eveninghawk
created: 15 May 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Attend one yoga class! ( week 1 )
2. Build a twice a week practice ( weeks 1 to 4 )
3. Build a 10 min home practice ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Build a 20 min home practice ( week 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 0.75 %  (Down 89.5 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.42 %  (Down 50.8 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.36 %  (Down 43.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.17 %  (Down 21.0 lb)

Latest Photos



Seventh Silver Seven tonight - woohoo!!
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